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Switching over components

  1. #1


    Posts : 153
    Windows 8, Kali

    Switching over components


    Hey guys I have an hp laptop with an i5 4200u in it and 8 gigs of ram. It is an absolute nightmare because the track pad never works and nothing works right on it. I was wondering if I could buy a cheap Lenovo with cheap components and just switch over my processor/hdd/RAM. I don't know enough about the sockets that are used in the new motherboards but if anybody could help me find a laptop that would be a suitable recipient for these parts I would appreciate it.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,875
    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64


    CPU is soldered on - you can't realistically use it. You could check on Crucial.com - Crucial laptop memory if your RAM was compatible.

    HDD no problem.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 153
    Windows 8, Kali


    Alright thanks. All the components I listed are fine but the motherboard sucks and the track pad sucks and Windows 8 doesn't play well with them
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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