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    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?

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    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?
    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?

    I hope you can do this.


    If you can.. does anybody know how?

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    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?

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    definitely not, different chipsets
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    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?
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    although, the imacs did not come with a soldered down processor, that implies at tleast some upgradeability.

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    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?
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    Quote Originally Posted by macAttack
    although, the imacs did not come with a soldered down processor, that implies at tleast some upgradeability.
    Not necessarily. It just means that the processor isn't soldered in.
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    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?
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    Are you sure the chipsets are different?

    I thought they were the same?

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    they are the same!!!!
    google it, you'll se how many people have done it with their iMacs and minis

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    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?

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    hey.. where did you find out that somebody has switched them out?

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    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by earbird
    hey.. where did you find out that somebody has switched them out?
    http://hdtv.o0o.it/mini/

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    how much was an upgrade like this?

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    I did not read the link.. but i hear all you need to do to change it is get a software update for the new chip.
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    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?
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    yes i hear also that all is required is a software update. Keep in mind replacing a new core duo imac with core 2 duo will void your warrany! is it worth it?
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    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fallooza
    That's not a Core 2 Duo, that's just a faster Core Duo.

    It should be possible to put a Core 2 in the Core Duo/Solo Macs though. The Merom and the Yonah are both Socket M.

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    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dohidied
    That's not a Core 2 Duo, that's just a faster Core Duo.

    It should be possible to put a Core 2 in the Core Duo/Solo Macs though. The Merom and the Yonah are both Socket M.
    my bad.dont know what i was thinkin

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    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?

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    so it is possible??

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    Can you take out the Core duo and replace with the Core 2 duo in the intel imacs?
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    yes, did you check the link...

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