Solved gateway cx2755 cpu upgrade

January 8, 2013 at 20:52:15
Specs: Windows Vista

I recently went though and acquired an intel '06 core 2 quad processor model q8200. I'm wondering if I can put it in my gateway cx2755. Here's the link to the specs of my motherboard. https://support.gateway.com/s/Mobil...

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#1
January 8, 2013 at 23:03:58
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According to the mobo specs it supports only:
IntelĀ® Merom Core Duo and Merom-Lite CPU

The Q8200 is not a member of the "Merom" family of processors.


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#2
January 9, 2013 at 03:24:37

Intel core 2 quad Q8200 is socket 775 desktop processor, it has TDP of 95W (the notebook alone use less than 95W).

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#3
January 9, 2013 at 05:02:57

And if the above isn't clear enough - your laptop uses socket 479, the Q8200 is socket 775.

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