HP Elitebook 8540W CPU Upgrade!


I was just wondering if any1 can help me to make sure that if my HP Elitebook 8540W will support the processor bellow.


Thnx in advance!


The desired processor is not supported as shown in the above messages + there are different system advice even upgrade to a quad core processor, if you have a dual core processor.

BIOS update release notes indicate no added support for the processor you want to switch to another.

http://h20000.www2.HP.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en & cc = us & prodTypeId = 321957 & prodSeriesId = 4096175 & swItem = ob-92682-1 & prodNameId = 4097219 & swEnvOID = 4059 & swLang = 13 & taskId = 135 & mode = 5

Here is the link to the Service Manual: Please refer to Chapter 3, page 26.

Look at the cards system.  As you can see, there is a map of system for dual-core processors: 520 M, 540 M, 620 M and a different motherboard for quad-core processors: 720QM, 820QM


So, if you do not already have a 720QM in your laptop, you can only change your laptop with one of the processors dual-core.


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