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Originally Posted by cgrado View Post
Can the CPU be upgraded though? i looked and it said Celeron M 370 socket uPGA478. Is there anything that is sold that fits in that socket?
It looks like one of the Socket M motherboards

I did a quick google search:

Socket M and Socket P are both uPGA. I don't know if the motherboard would support the new Core 2 Duo's though.

edit: I actually don't know if they would work. I think it's probably not worth the risk.
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post #32 of 185
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It looks like one of the Socket M motherboards

I did a quick google search:

Socket M and Socket P are both uPGA. I don't know if the motherboard would support the new Core 2 Duo's though.
No. Socket M is different, and I'm pretty sure it's what Merom is on.
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my merom is on sockeet 479 mPGA
post #34 of 185
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No. Socket M is different, and I'm pretty sure it's what Merom is on.
Yeah, I checked a few more websites. It is different. Only Yonah and Merom sadly.

However, you can still upgrade if you can find a Socket 479 Pentium 4 Mobile
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I've got a 1.6ghz PM in my lappy.
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Yeah, I checked a few more websites. It is different. Only Yonah and Merom sadly.

However, you can still upgrade if you can find a Socket 479 Pentium 4 Mobile
I dunno, the 3, 4, and 5 series Celeron Ms are surprisingly quick. This thing (410, 1.46 Ghz Yonah) runs super pi in the range of 40s... a P4 wouldn't be much of an upgrade.

Just as a guide:

Celeron M 350 and up: Dothan, 90nm
Celeron M 4**: Yonah, 65nm
Celeron M 5**: Merom (Conroe-L), 65nm
post #37 of 185
On engadget they said this might be a scam, so buyer beware.
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this is intel fighting the laptop for every child program for the market i think they should just stay out of it, someone tries to do something nice for little kids who can't afford a laptop and they have to try and outsell them.
Intel and $100 laptop join forces
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lol unkown thier cheaper but thier also 80% or so slower then the 150$ one and don't have warrantys. Nice deal on the laptop could upgrade the ram pretty cheap.
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Because if they all just worked together instead of competing against eachother for the OLPC, they would probably hit the $100 mark much faster.
Competition makes prices go down.
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