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Question can I change my processor of my laptop or just can I do reballing?

Omar Cuba

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May 24, 2015
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Hi I have a good laptop toshiba a665-s6100x, it lasts a lot like 8 years it used a processor i7 2630qm,

My question is if it convenient in doing reballing or can I change my processor, I think that model comes with soldered processor
 

DSzymborski

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If that's the processor, it's a PGA processor, not a BGA one. The 2635QM is the BGA one. But I'm not seeing much of a purpose of upgrading to a different i7 of the same age just to get a bit of clock rate. If the 2630QM is now insufficient for your needs, a 2860QM isn't going to change things all that much.
 

Omar Cuba

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well that processor is really good actually, but lastly was hot and now there is no signal of video. I can do reballing but is that convenient or can I upgrade or buy another processor like this for example, I don't know if it is upgradable.
https://es.aliexpress.com/item/32845863975.html?spm=a2g0o.productlist.0.0.210487a275jWxH&algo_pvid=99d8b287-8d8d-4e85-a822-838ce72e3009&algo_expid=99d8b287-8d8d-4e85-a822-838ce72e3009-5&btsid=0ab6f83115934612327334083efaae&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_,searchweb201603_
that is pga processor 2760qm
 

DSzymborski

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well that processor is really good actually, but lastly was hot and now there is no signal of video. I can do reballing but is that convenient or can I upgrade or buy another processor like this for example, I don't know if it is upgradable.
https://es.aliexpress.com/item/32845863975.html?spm=a2g0o.productlist.0.0.210487a275jWxH&algo_pvid=99d8b287-8d8d-4e85-a822-838ce72e3009&algo_expid=99d8b287-8d8d-4e85-a822-838ce72e3009-5&btsid=0ab6f83115934612327334083efaae&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_,searchweb201603_
that is pga processor 2760qm
Honestly, it's more likely a motherboard failure than a CPU one. Actual CPU failures are kind of rare.
 

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