Model A1224 / Mid 2007 and Early 2008 / 2, 2.4, or 2.66 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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Core 2 Duo upgrade to i7?

I was wondering if I could upgrade my Mid 2009 20" iMac from a 2GHz Core 2 Duo to a Quad-core i7 or i5. Is it possible to switch them out?

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Can I put a Core 2 extreme or Core 2 Quad in there?

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Highly unlikely that it would work.

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You can upgrade to a faster Core 2 Duo chip on some of the iMacs. Most have to have the logic board replaced. Try maxing out the RAM first and putting a really fast hard drive like the WD Velociraptor. http://www.wdc.com/en/products/products....

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Ok, thanks Mayer.

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