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It's very likely that even if you should successfully surface mount the new CPU after removing the old one, that it will not be compatible with the current logic board you have. Supporting chipset is different for one thing. You can go to iFixit: The free repair manual and compare the two by looking up their take apart instructions for both machines.
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