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CPU Swap.

By colp3505 ·
Tags: Windows, Hardware
My friend wants to know if he can upgrade his processor from and i5 to i7.
And his graphics and sound cards.
Here is his system info:

CPU-Z TXT Report
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Binaries
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CPU-Z version 1.73.0.x64

Processors
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Number of processors 1
Number of threads 4

APICs
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Processor 0
-- Core 0
-- Thread 0 0
-- Thread 1 1
-- Core 1
-- Thread 0 2
-- Thread 1 3

Timers
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ACPI timer 3.580 MHz
HPET timer 14.318 MHz
Perf timer 2.436 MHz
Sys timer 1.000 KHz


Processors Information
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Processor 1 ID = 0
Number of cores 2 (max
Number of threads 4 (max 16)
Name Intel Core i5 4200M
Codename Haswell
Specification Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz
Package (platform ID) Socket 947 rPGA (0x4)
CPUID 6.C.3
Extended CPUID 6.3C
Core Stepping C0
Technology 22 nm
TDP Limit 37.0 Watts
Tjmax 100.0 °C
Core Speed 2992.9 MHz
Multiplier x Bus Speed 30.0 x 99.8 MHz
Stock frequency 2500 MHz
Instructions sets MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, EM64T, VT-x, AES, AVX, AVX2, FMA3
L1 Data cache 2 x 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
L1 Instruction cache 2 x 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
L2 cache 2 x 256 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
L3 cache 3 MBytes, 12-way set associative, 64-byte line size
FID/VID Control yes

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by OH Smeg In reply to CPU Swap.

Make and Model of the M'Board that the CPU is on. Some off the shelf systems have M'Boards that only support the CPU that they are supplied with so without knowing the Make & Model of the M'Board it's not possible to answer your question.

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