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#1 sethmoore

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Posted 21 September 2009 - 08:37 AM

I am currently looking to buy a laptop(any laptop lack of internet is killing me)but I hate low quality things so I want to buy a duo core at least and replace it with a quad core I am thinking about the one at this URL

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16834114655

but when I went to Toshiba I couldn't find it to check if the cpu is replaceable or not any help would be appreciated
Sorry if I posted this wrong by the BTW


EDIT: Moved to more appropriate forum~MG

Edited by garmanma, 21 September 2009 - 11:08 AM.


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Posted 21 September 2009 - 07:46 PM

A quad core in a laptop? I hope you keep it in the fireplace. If you want high-quality settings in games, there is much more to be considered than the processor. The GPU in that one probably wouldn't even run Half-life 2.
This would be a good one, if it's not out of your budget.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16834220590

Update: I did find a mobile quad-core processor, but it's rather slow and is not compatible with that model.

Edited by RainbowSix, 21 September 2009 - 07:50 PM.

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Posted 22 September 2009 - 08:34 AM

There are a number of notebooks offering quad core processors, RainbowSix, and I'm talking stock systems, not custom built.

Heat dissipation is an issue with most notebooks, and particularly becomes problematic if one wants to upgrade a CPU in one, so sethmoore's question may be more than just "can it fit" but also "will it cause problems". In a PM, I've directed him to another resource that should provide him with the answers he needs.

If one hasn't been released yet, we'll be seeing Core i7 mobile processor based notebooks real soon. They should be "hot" in more ways than one.


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