Model A1181: 1.83, 2, 2.1, 2.13, 2.16, 2.2, or 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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Can I upgrade core 2 duo to core i5 or i7?

Can I upgrade core 2 duo to core i5?

my macbook is early 2009

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Sorry, it can't be done yet.

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I agree with mayer. Even if it physically can be done there is no firmware to support it. Apple's are not intended to be upgraded from the start. I understand that the EULA allows for RAM & hard drive upgrades. But Apple doesn't advertise that in order to upgrade a HD that the HD needs locked to 1.5Gbs or the system won't recognize it.


SATA I/O Speed in this system is SATA I (1.5 Gb/s). Newer SATA standards SATA II (3.0 Gb/s) & SATA III (6.0 Gb/s) HD's or SSD can't be used unless they can have their I/O speed lowered to match your systems limit.


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