Acer Aspire 5733Z

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  1. sykozis

    sykozis Ancient Guru

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    The laptop was supposed to come with an Intel Pentium P6100. Someone at Acer screwed up and it has a Pentium P6200. Well, while searching for random crap....I stumbled across a Core i3 330M for $25. What's the likelihood that I can swap processors from the Pentium P6200 to the Core i3 330M without issues?
     
  2. BarryB

    BarryB Maha Guru

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    Looking at the Intel Processor specs the P6200 is a PGA998 socket and looking at the specs of the i3 330m that supports BGA1288 and PGA998, both processors were released in 2010. So, if you get an i3 330m in the PGA998 package then the only thing that could stop it working is the BIOS not recognising it.

    The latest BIOS for that laptop is 1.10, released September 3rd 2012 so there is a good chance it will support the i3, but without trying it you can't really say unfortunately.
     
  3. Schwarz621

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    I plan to sell it, probably at a local pawn shop.
    IIncludes:
    15.6 inch HD LED LCD screen.
    Intel Pentium duel core P6100 processor
    500 GB HDD.
    4 GB DDR3 (Ram) memory (expandable to 8 GB).
    6-cell Li-ion battery.
    0.3 megapixel Webcam.
    SD card reader.
    Disk drive/Burner.
    Used for a month exactly today.
     

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