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how do i find out cpu socket type for ibm thinkpad r500 laptop?

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#1 Allybee


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Posted 26 January 2015 - 10:03 AM

hi,I am going to get the fan fixed on my mums thinkpad r500 soon and thought I may aswell upgrade the cpu aswell but I don't know the socket type for the cpu and was wondering where I could get this info without going into the laptop?

how would I find out which cpus it can be upgraded with?


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#2 JohnC_21


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Posted 26 January 2015 - 10:35 AM

Here are the specs for the Thinkpad r500. If you look at the available CPU's, they are all Socket P.


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#3 Allybee

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Posted 27 January 2015 - 03:14 AM

Thanks very much for your help..thats what I was trying to find.

I'm hoping to upgrade it with a t9800.


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