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Is it possible to upgrade a I3 2328 CPU TO a I3 3210?

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Hello, I am having an old computer, DELL Inspiron 3420 running a Windows 7 Professional 32bit with the hardware below: 0VRTT1 chip H61 motherboard SSD Vaseky 240GB, SATA 3 6GB/S 6GB memory of KINGSTON I3 2328 CPU 2.2Ghz, 32nn Technology, Intel Graphics 3000 (Onboard), 4 threats - 35.0W MAX I want to upgrade my CPU to a 3th gen I3 3210 3.2Ghz with 22nn socket 1155. I don't know does the motherboard support socket 1155 and 22n Tech, but on the network, I had read some articles that said the upgrade CPU must be same at the socket that motherboard support. That's why I am here. Thank you. Respect, DELL User
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Re: Is it possible to upgrade a I3 2328 CPU TO a I3 3210?

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Sorry @Rainimator  but the closest system I can find is an Inspiron 15 3542.

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Since I do not have your model I can not say for sure what CPU will work.

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Welcome to the Dell Community  @Rainimator 

They both have "G2" sockets but I am not sure if you can go from 2nd Gen to 3rd Gen???

This is your CPU list of upgrades:

http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/CPUs/Intel/Core_i3_Mobile/i3-2328M.html

This is the one you want to upgrade too.

http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/CPUs/Intel/Core_i5_Mobile/i5-3210M_(PGA).html

The "TDP" is the same but the "Steppings" are not???

You could always try and if it doesn't post then you know it will not work.

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U2

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Re: Is it possible to upgrade a I3 2328 CPU TO a I3 3210?

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Thanks for your rep. If you said "Not sure", then can my CPU go on i5 2540 with gtx 740?
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@Rainimator 

That one looks like it would have a higher success probability.

And a nice improvement in performance.

Core i5-2540M  ~ 133%

I have most of the CPU's in your list of upgrades.

But I am not sure if I have your model laptop in my warehouse to test???

I can check Monday morning and let you know then.

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HP ZBook 17 G4 Xeon E3-1505M v6 32GB
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Sure, but it will take more money because I  think it doesn't support onboard.I think I5 3210 should be better when I am on this site http://cpuboss.com/cpus/Intel-Core-i5-3210M-vs-Intel-Core-i5-2540M. In my country, the CPU i5 3210 = i5 2540 (money). The bus (info between RAM and CPU) higher when in 3210. 3210 released at June 2012, so I think some of the most disadvantages of 2540 has been fix and 3210 released. Seem good for 3210, but I don't know a IVY BRIDGE can fit a SANDY BRIDGE with an older 22nn Technology. Anyway, thanks for your reply.

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Do you have a I5 3570? If you have, can you test for me? If you don't have my model, just test with a H61 motherboard. It's is a good choice for CPU but no more out VGA because it included onboard.

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Sorry @Rainimator  but the closest system I can find is an Inspiron 15 3542.

3542.PNG

Since I do not have your model I can not say for sure what CPU will work.

Regards,

U2

HP EliteBook 8770w i7-3630QM 32GB
HP ZBook 17 G2 i5-4310M 16GB
HP ZBook 17 G4 Xeon E3-1505M v6 32GB
HP Color LaserJet M553dn 40ppm
Not a Goggle tech. I work on laptops 5 days a week for 20 years.

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