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post #1 of 18
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Is there a way I can upgrade my M11x with an SSD?

If so, how? Will I have to replace the hard drive or can I use both at once?

Edit: Also, can I replace the ****ty Core 2 Duo with this? http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?...a214c58b795fac

And will this void warranty?
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post #2 of 18
1) One drive at a time. Remove HDD, Install SSD, Install OS.
2) They're completely different sockets, so no.
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post #3 of 18
If you change the CPU it will void the warranty, you could technically do so, but I imagine it will be a hard process.

As for the hard drive it should be a little easier, find videos on youtube and see how they do it. I don't think this part will void the warranty.

edit: Oh yeah you can't change to that processor, its the wrong chipset.
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post #4 of 18
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It'd be preferable if my SSD pre-installed Windows 7 (on another computer), right? The m11x doesn't have a DVD drive.

And oh right, I forgot that they're different sockets.
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You can create a Windows 7 install disk on top of a USB flash drive if you have one.
Either that or use an external DVD drive.

Windows traditionally becomes pissed off if you completely change platforms.
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Don't change a CPU on a netbook if you don't know what your doing because the every netbook or laptop is designed to cool that CPU so if you put a more powerful one in there it may overheat and cause problems.
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post #7 of 18
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Originally Posted by Bobicon View Post
Don't change a CPU on a netbook if you don't know what your doing because the every netbook or laptop is designed to cool that CPU so if you put a more powerful one in there it may overheat and cause problems.
He cant even if he tried.
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Don't change a CPU on a netbook if you don't know what your doing because the every netbook or laptop is designed to cool that CPU so if you put a more powerful one in there it may overheat and cause problems.
Depends on your platform.
Most of them are made within the same TDP that are within the same socket/family.
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post #9 of 18
The CPU is soldered onto the mobo, so unless your planning skills are good then I would suggest against it.

Also, for the SSD, just take the bottom panel out and voila, take out the hard drive, I used the dvd OS drive to install the OS (duh) but through a usb dvd adapter I had.

I had the core 2 duo su7300 model and it did everything I needed it to, remember your only at 1366x768 most of the time so the cpu is appropriate for the resolution.

It played custom maps on sc2 on med (extreme amount of units) and no problems. campaign mode you could pump it up more since there are less units
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post #10 of 18
Correct, the CPU is soldered on, do not disassemble is you are new at it. The SSD is pretty straight forward.
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