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*Please read this first. No post about "mobile overclocking is wrong, you shouldn't do it". I understand about overclocking on mobile and I don't give a crap about losing a few years off my electronics*

Now with that said, my friends owns a "Asus G60VX-RBBX05" which is the dualcore version (doesn't support quads).

Specs:
P7450 (2.13ghz) @ 2.66ghz (software OC)
2x 2GB DDR-800 @ 1ghz (6-6-6-18)
Nvidia GTX 260m


I've read up that you can upgrade the CPU on this laptop. My question is, if I buy this CPU will it boot fine on this laptop (without issues?).

T9600 CPU seems cheap and better upgrade than this current p7450. Is this the best route to go in terms of upgrading the CPU on this current laptop?

Thanks..
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HTC 10
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4690K [Delidded] MSI Z97 MPOWER AC MAX EVGA 980 Ti Hybrid CMY16GX3M2A2400C11R 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
A-DATA SP900 2x ST2000DM001-1ER164 ASMedia® ASM1061 (External) Swiftech H320 
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Win 10 X64 16299 (modded) #1 SAMSUNG LS24F350 #2 LG 22MP48HQ XG 
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I upgrade the P7370 in my HP Probook 4510s to a T9600 and added an OCZ Vertex 2 120 GB and this thing flies. On it right now actually.

The upgrade should work fine, just keep in mind you will not be able to load up the processor 100% without it getting really toasty. Definitely get a really good laptop cooler and while you're in the laptop, give it a really good cleaning.

I would even say go as far as trying to open up the vents a little more to allow more fresh air to get in.
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CANARY - Main Rig
(16 items)
 
CADILLAC - HTPC
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-4570s Asus H97M-Plus AMD R9 280 G.Skill RipjawsX 16 GB (2x8) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
250 GB Samsung 840 240 GB Kingston 3 TB USB 3.0 Drive Custom Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Preview BenQ GL2450 Filco MajesTouch2 Ninja PC P&C Silencer Mk III 600 W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Fractal Design Core 1000 Mionix Castor Monoprice XXL JL Amps + Custom Morel Bookshelf speakers 
Other
Scythe Kama-Panel 3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8150 @ 4.6 GHz Fatal1ty 990FX Pro 9800 GTX+ 512 MB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1866 CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
120 GB OCZ Vertex 3 1 TB WD Black 5x 120mm + MCP350 + EK Supreme HF + MicroRes Windows 8 Consumer Preview 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x Dell U2212HM Logitech G110 Cooler Master 850W Silent Pro Cooler Master 690 II Adv. 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Death Adder 3.5G Staples Gel Cushion Asus Xonar DG + Senn. PC333D 
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Q6600 Acer X1800 ATI 5670 2 GB Kingston 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 TB WD Green Asus BD-R Windows 7 Home Premium Sony 50" LCD 
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