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    Default Asus K55N cpu and wifi card upgrade

    So I have an Asus K55N. I can get a a10 for about $100 aswell as sell my A8 for same price, question is, is the cpu soldered? Looked around abit and through the manual and no luck. If anyone knows thatd be great. Also, can i upgrade the wireless card? Thanks guys

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    Default Re: Asus K55N cpu and wifi card upgrade

    I don't remember seeing any BGA part AMD CPU, so I'd say it's a socket and is removable (like the K53TA)

    Try confirming again though, because I might be wrong.

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    Default Re: Asus K55N cpu and wifi card upgrade

    The A8-4500M/A10-4600M use a FS1r2 scoket. You should be able to swap APUs without any other implications.

    Most Asus laptops do not have a "whitelist" and will accept a wide range of wireless cards (other than those shipped from the factory) provided you have the corresponding drivers/applications.

    Acer Aspire V5-122P-0600
    11.6" 1366x768 IPS AUO, AMD A6-1450, Radeon 8250, Samsung 6 GB 1.35 V, Samsung 830 256 GB SSD
    HP EliteBook 725 G2 J5N82UT
    12.5" 1920x1080 IPS LG, AMD A10-PRO-7350B, Radeon R6, Samsung 16 GB 1.35V, Intel Pro 1500 180 GB SSD
    HP ProBook 6475b
    14.0" 1600x900 TN LG, AMD A10-4600M, Radeon 7660G, 8 GB 1.50V, Seagate Momentus 320 GB HDD
    RW Motorola Moto X

 

 

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