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Upgrading a Packard Bell i5841 NC (CPU change), is it possible?

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    A friend's son, has a Packard Bell, i5841 NC, Intel based.
    The current CPU is a i3. He want's something more powerful, like a i7.

    However, I'm not that good in branded models, and do not even know if it would fit the system. Also what are the current i7 models?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    You need to see if the motherboard actually supports an i7, and if the PSU is powerful enough to support it, etc.
     
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    Problem is, his son does not live exactly nearby. More like a phonecall away.
    When removing the actual CPU from it's socket, it's then I can see what "S" model it uses, right?

    I'll tell him about his PSU aswell. Thanks for the info.
     

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