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    Laptop CPU's

    i have a toshiba sat pro L20 laptop with a intel celeron M 370 in it at the moment.

    i keep fanciying putting a full pentium M in there, but i'm not sure where to get one, or which one.

    according to CPUZ, its a socket 479, 400fsb.

    i keep seeing various chips on ebay, but i dunno if i can trust what they describe and even if its gonna work.

    anyone got any suggestions?

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    I think they're very difficult to pick up these days due to the age of them now.
    Ebay would be my only suggestion..or buying a a dead laptop and hope its not due to the cpu lol

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    i found this place, but again its choosing one thats gonna work

    http://www.itcsales.co.uk/acatalog/L..._OEM_CPUS.html

    do i need to stay with a 400fsb, or can i go up to a 533fsb chip???

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    Depends on which chipset you have in the laptop. CPU-Z will be able to tell you:

    http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php

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    according to this

    http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.c...CT_ID=107749#0

    ATI radeon xpress 200m

    http://ati.amd.com/products/radeonxp...tel/specs.html

    dosent really say what FSB's etc it supports though.

    i assume i would be safe with this

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrP View Post
    according to this

    http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.c...CT_ID=107749#0

    ATI radeon xpress 200m

    http://ati.amd.com/products/radeonxp...tel/specs.html

    dosent really say what FSB's etc it supports though.

    i assume i would be safe with this
    Yes - it should be fine with a 400Mhz FSB Pentium M... I might even have one lying around (also a 725 - i.e. 1.6GHz with 2MB L2) it's untested though so will have to test it if you are interested.

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