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upgrading old alienware laptop, mother board - P3PW4K1


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#1 Scared_um_nom_nom

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Posted 04 January 2018 - 01:54 PM

alright, long shot here. as said in the title i nee to upgrade an old alienware, its a 2009 model running P3PW4K1 (motherboard). my question is am i able to change the CPU from and intel core 2 quad to an AMD? 

the second part to this is will the motherboard support a better GPU and graphics card? it is running a Nividia VGA at the moment... 

if the answer is no to both, then how would replace the mother board to make these changes? 

 

any answers would be great, cheers. 



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Posted 04 January 2018 - 02:30 PM

No on both and modifications to the motherboard and GPU are practically impossible on a laptop.

 

Best thing to do if you want new hardware is to get another machine.

 

At best you could pop a solid state drive in there and up your memory but thats about it


Edited by MadmanRB, 04 January 2018 - 02:31 PM.

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