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-Yes and no. If you think this is replaced by flipping a socket, no. It's soldered.
-Yes if you intend to change the motherboard.
-Honestly, don't bother. it's going to cost more then it's worth to even try. Sell it and get the model you want.
+Yes and no. If you think this is replaced by flipping a socket, no. It's soldered. If you change the board, yes.
+My advice? Sell it for retro games and legacy PPC applications. Not worth it to do the conversion.

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-The processor is soldered on... you need a logicboard which is not worth the cost of the computer
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-The board costs more then a used one with the speed you want 99.9% of the time for these
+Yes and no. If you think this is replaced by flipping a socket, no. It's soldered.
+Yes if you intend to change the motherboard.
+Honestly, don't bother. it's going to cost more then it's worth to even try. Sell it and get the model you want.

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Original post by: Nick ,

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The processor is soldered on... you need a logicboard which is not worth the cost of the computer

The board costs more then a used one with the speed you want 99.9% of the time for these

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