Upgrade CPU on Satellite A100-521

Hi all, looks like a good forum here! I'm looking for more information about upgrading the processor on my Satellite A100-521.

The current main specifications are:
Intel Celeron M 360 (1.4 Ghz, 400 Mhz FSB)
2 GB RAM PC2-4300
60GB OCZ SSD 2 Vortex
Windows 7 (works well, but without Aero)

So it's the CPU that's the weak link, verified by the Windows performance index.

I did some research and it seems that the chipset is AMD Radeon Xpress 200 m http://www.amd.com/u...s-200m-amd.aspx which is apparently compatible with some Pentium and Core 2 CPU: http://en.wikipedia...s_200_for_Intel

Any ideas what I could update? Didn't need to be very fast, just a little faster with the processes of daily...

Thank you!



Upgrading CPU is generally very delicate due to the compatibility of the BIOS.
Although the chipset would be able to handle new CPU, BIOS can cause problems.
But no one is able to say that if cell would stable after these updates if you want to be 100% sure, I recommend choosing a CPU that has already been used in the A100 series
Otherwise, it would be possible that new CPU would not be addressed by BIOS correctly.

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