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Say I have a laptop with a CPU rated for 25W and I replace it with one that is rated for 35W or even 45W what would happen?
    
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It wouldn't work, simple as that

EDIT: So umm, Kak Dela
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good luck with replacing an embedded laptop cpu. Thats a hell of lot of tiny soldiering
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What about socket style ones? Is it common to upgrade them?
Some kid use to soldier in 1ghz chips in the first xbox.
    
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good luck with replacing an embedded laptop cpu. Thats a hell of lot of tiny soldiering
I'm confused... I have a S1 socket on my laptop.
    
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it would work, it would just run a little warmer, and your battery would last that long. i would recommend checking out notebookreview.com forum, they know more about this kind of stuff.
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Quote:
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good luck with replacing an embedded laptop cpu. Thats a hell of lot of tiny soldiering
Laptops come either soldered (ball socket) or straight up socketed with pins.
Standard sockets aren't exactly rare to have..

OP, what CPU are you coming from and what CPU are you looking at upgrading to?
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it would work, it would just run a little warmer, and your battery would last that long. i would recommend checking out notebookreview.com forum, they know more about this kind of stuff.
Thank you.

+rep

Edit: beers I was just wondering if it is possible to run a higher TPD CPU.
    
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yes it is, i have done it before, i had a sempron single core in my old acer laptop, i replaced with a dual core turion(forgot the model)
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whats the model of the laptop? let me google to see whats a possible upgrade

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