Inspiron 14z (5423) cpu upgrade?

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Inspiron 14z (5423) cpu upgrade?

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Hi everyone,

I was wondering if anyone could give me some advice on whether it is possible to upgrade the cpu in an Inspiron 14z (5423)?

It currently has an Core i3 2367M @ 1.4GHz cpu, so I was wondering if I could put a new i5 or even i7 in there?

Many thanks.

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  • This system uses a ball-grid CPU - unlike mainline notebooks, the CPU is soldered to the mainboard.  It cannot be removed for upgrading.

    The only upgrade option would be a replacement mainboard with a faster CPU on it - assuming one exists.

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  • This system uses a ball-grid CPU - unlike mainline notebooks, the CPU is soldered to the mainboard.  It cannot be removed for upgrading.

    The only upgrade option would be a replacement mainboard with a faster CPU on it - assuming one exists.

  • Thanks ejn63, I suspected it wasn't replaceable as the manual covered replacing pretty much everything else!

    Thanks for the response.