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I have a Toshiba Satellite P505-S8950 which has an Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 / 2.53 GHz CPU and would like to upgrade the CPU.

I have searched Google but have been unable to determine if this is possible.

Would anyone happen to know and if so what the relative difficulty would be?

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The only possible upgrade would be to a P8800, which would at best get you about a 7% performance improvement.

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That 7% difference isn't worth the cost and likely trouble that the replacement would entail. Thank you for the info David. – Daemon of Chaos Sep 17 '12 at 13:16

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