what can i upgrade on my laptop - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Laptops and Notebooks
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 08-08-2007, 01:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 45
Send a message via AIM to Makaveli
Default what can i upgrade on my laptop

since laptops get better and better every month...i want to make my own laptop faster...now idk what i can upgrade except for my RAM to upgrade the speed of it...

my laptop is a gateway mt3705...


thanks in advance
__________________

Makaveli is offline  
Old 08-08-2007, 07:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
Master Techie
 
Alvin.C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 2,580
Default Re: what can i upgrade on my laptop

Hello,

Sometimes it is possible to upgrade the CPU on a laptop. Usually, it's research that will tell you whether you can upgrade the CPU on your laptop or not. Other times it's an experiment.

Theoretically, one would think you'd be able to upgrade your Intel Pentium Dual-Core Mobile Processor T2060 (or possibly T2250 depending on the MT3705 model you have) to a faster Intel Core Duo processor as they use the same socket (Socket M). However, features on the motherboard (such as the chipset and BIOS) may be a restriction, and prevent such an upgrade being successful. Sometimes, a BIOS upgrade is required to allow support for newer processors (if an upgrade is available). Besides, the faster Intel Core Duo processors aren't a significant leap ahead in terms of clock speed, compared to the Intel Pentium Dual-Core Processor.

Having said that, I think you should check this out: MT3705 Processor Upgrade Possibilities - NotebookForums.com
__________________
Alvin.C
linkedin.com/in/alvinwkchan

|Gaming PC| |Dell Latitude E7250| |Macbook Air 13" (Mid 2013)|
|Windows 10 Pro (x64)| |Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.3 GHz| |MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Gaming X| |Noctua NH-D15S CPU Cooler| |Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-GAMING 5 mATX Motherboard| |Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD| |Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-SDRAM| |OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W Modular PSU| |NZXT Vulcan Micro ATX Case|
Alvin.C is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
XP PC networked with Vista laptop mnelson07 Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 9 08-06-2007 06:57 AM
Upgrade Advice for my system Cheeseking25 New Systems | Building and Buying 2 07-25-2007 02:28 PM
Gaming Laptop...? Trepkos New Systems | Building and Buying 21 04-20-2007 02:47 AM



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:33 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.