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Does the X61 have a socketed CPU?

Discussion in 'Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades' started by brainiac88, Nov 13, 2007.

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  1. brainiac88

    brainiac88 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Just wondering if the Lenovo X61 has a socketed processor. Thanks
     
  2. adinu

    adinu I pwn teh n00bs.

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    What processor do you have maybe?

    If it's the ULV or LV processor, it's most likely soldered. But if you have the regular T7xxx processor then it's socketed.
     
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    brainiac88 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Well, I dont have one yet, but the question may make the decision to purchase a bit easier. I am looking at an X61 with a T7100 CPU. The hope it to be able to upgrade to a faster CPU.

    However, I just read that the "Santa Rosa refresh" coming in 2008 is required to support Penryn mobile CPUs. Hmm. Perhaps it would be more prudent to wait for those models...
     
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    sgogeta4 Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    If you can wait, wait.
     
  5. adinu

    adinu I pwn teh n00bs.

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    So if you wanna upgrade later, then obviously get the T7xx series. Or you can wait a little untill Penryn comes out.
     
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