Can I upgrade my Acer laptop’s processor?

Ras Magombe Steven January 11, 2013
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I have an Acer Aspire 7750z laptop and would like to upgrade it to a Core i5 processor. Is this at all possible?

  1. Abhishek Ambre
    February 7, 2013 at 5:53 pm

    Not possible for your laptop....but u can try overclocking it and installing a cooling system if u want.

  2. Ras Magombe Steven
    January 15, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    ok guys, thanks alot. i may just have to sell it n maybe get a newer model

  3. Saurav Azad
    January 15, 2013 at 4:35 am

    i dont think so better talk to acer technician !!!

  4. Junil Maharjan
    January 13, 2013 at 4:31 am

    if your motherboard supports i5 then you can but as much as i know laptop motherboards do not support other processors than they come with. it would be really hard to find the compatibility.

  5. Alan Wade
    January 13, 2013 at 12:16 am

    Your best option is to sell it and buy something newer.

  6. Jim Chambers
    January 11, 2013 at 7:00 pm

    Socket and chipset not compatible. If you want increased performance, install an 80 GB SSD for OS and maximize memory to 8GB of 1333MHz (2 soDIMMs) RAM.

  7. Ahmed Musani
    January 11, 2013 at 12:09 pm

    you should contact acer support to guide you better but looking at the model you wont be able to.

  8. Silhoutte james
    January 11, 2013 at 11:20 am

    Only a technician can help you

  9. Yiz Borol
    January 11, 2013 at 11:16 am

    Is this your computer?
    http://support.acer.com/product/default.aspx?modelId=3683
    if so then it appears that you cannot upgrade to an i5.

  10. Yiz Borol
    January 11, 2013 at 11:15 am

    What is it's current processor?

    What Oron and ha14 are saying is mostly true, if your current processor is not from the i3-i7 line it is not possible to upgrade to it because the socket will not align properly with the chip.

  11. ha14
    January 11, 2013 at 9:56 am

    processors have socket a place to fit, core i5 is little bigger i believe.

  12. Oron Joffe
    January 11, 2013 at 9:22 am

    I'm afraid not. It comes with an IntelĀ® PentiumĀ® processor (B940, B950 or B960) and can't be upgraded.

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