Now I want to update my P100 laptop’s CPU, Core Duo 1.66. now I want to update it to 2.13, and I called Toshiba support center, they told me it’s impossible to update CPU, except I do it myself, so now I wonder whether I can update my P100 to the latest CPU? Whether the new CPU would be recognized by my laptop BIOS?
Hope to get your suggestion and help, thank you!
1): Personally speaking, you could completely update your CPU, I suggest you going to outside repair site, because of some indescribable reasons, Toshiba generally would refuse update of such kind. All you have to do is to find other regular repair store and ask them to update for you, they would disassemble your laptop expertly and then replace with the latest and faster CPU.
2): First of all, update your BIOS; make sure your BIOS could support the latest BIOS. The CPU you are going to replace must be within the warrant period. Think it about again, do you really need CPU update? Generally BIOS manufacturers would release latest relevant BIOS for latest CPU. Generally, confliction between CPU update and BIOS are quite rare, and after updating CPU, what you should consider is the system heating issue, after updating BIOS, because some laptops’ thermal performances are different, so what you should do is to make a good preparation on this aspect.
3): My suggestion is that before you update your CPU, you should first update your memory, which is cheaper, and you could get larger laptop performance. Meanwhile, you should notice this point: replacing CPU would certainly rui