OT: Pentium processor sizes

ethan at 757.org ethan at 757.org
Fri Jul 10 15:25:19 CDT 2015

> Hey. I'm sorry for the off topic post, but I couldn't think of another
> forum to ask my question. I'm just looking for information as to whether
> there are different sizes Pentium processor dependent upon whether the
> processor is for a desktop or laptop. I want to see if I can give my old
> Hewlett Packard OmniBook a little more juice.

There are mobile specific processors. There are laptops that use socketed 
chips. There are laptops that I believe the CPUs are soldered in.

A good trick is to try to find the motherboard for sale on eBay and see if 
there is a picture of it without any heatsink or heat exchanger.

Ethan O'Toole

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