Originally Posted by Entropius
Yes, you should be able to stick a socket 754 Athlon 64 in that slot.
HOWEVER, your system was probably not designed to cope with that much heat, and you may have Very Bad Things happen when your cooling system (designed to cope with 25 watts at most) has to remove 62 watts from the CPU.
I did not think of the heat. DUH! The Z92Km barly removes the heat of Turion. Poor design actully.
Originally Posted by MilestonePC
Fristly why would you want to do that? the Turion is a great processor in itself, does everything that and Athlon can do plus gives more battery life and less heat.
From my understanding the Turion platform is not backwards compatable with the Athlons, it is like saying can i put a mobility P4 onto a Pentium-M platform..can't be done. Sorry.
Turion 64 uses socket 754 and some Athlon 64 also use the...