SSD and processor compatibility - Acer 7540G

Hello! Is Aspire 7540G (motherboard jv71tr) compatible with SSD form factor M.2 and with AMD Ryzen 3 1200 or Intel Pentium Gold G5400?

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Re: compatibility

Generally it's impossible (and if it's possible it's a bad idea) to change the processor of a laptop. The only common upgrades are (1) adding RAM or (2) changing the hard disk by a compatible or larger SSD or a larger HDD.

Since you seem to know the model number of the motherboard, please post a link to the specification sheet (for the available interfaces and space) and the processor compatibility list (for choosing the processor).

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As to the AMD and Intel question.

I never encountered a laptop that took either or makes of CPUs.

Didn't this model use the athlon II x2 m3100 2Ghz? And weren't those soldered in?

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Acer Aspire 7540G Cpu Upgradeability

This motherboard ran the first series of S1 socket processors which were 638 pin
S1 socket you locked the processor in place with the half turn of a screw
but easily upgradeable .. ie the turion II x2 would be suitable but be care full as the S1 came out in 4 guises S1 g1 ...g2 ... g3 ... g4 and the g4 processors where definitely not backward compatible. but it does sound like the Phenom II was quicker single thread use but turion better gamer.
but it is right that upgrade the memory and change to ssd drive increases it most but the complete upgrade would be the turion for youtubers or facebook !
Hope this helps and a cpu will not break the bank nowadays !

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SSD and processor compatibility - Acer 7540G

Now sometimes the laptop freezes, YouTube loads slow and the video is not smooth - it seems the only solution left is getting 2.5" SATA III SSD (except buying a new laptop).
Will this change improve the browsing experience?

Post was last edited on February 8, 2019 1:56 PM PST

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A little.

At the office we are changing all to SSD since it's work. The CPU and the entire laptop is an old design. SSD does help but Facebook and other sites are doing odd things like

This is why you need a high end CPU, RAM, SSD?

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Acer 7540G SSD upgrade

Yes .... An upgrade to ssd is possibly the one most biggest improvement on this machine as it increases speed in all areas.
yes you can upgrade the cpu .. yes you can upgrade the memory to 8gb but the ssd provides the biggest increase in performance . now at todays prices to do all three upgrades is quite affordable .. so if ya budget can stretch to all three that's the machine done !

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DOM elements

I won't be surprised if YouTube is doing the same thing with these DOM elements - it's incredible how resource-hungry some websites can get.
I was told that due to the old manufacturing year of the laptop it's incompatible with these two processors and lacks M.2 port as well.
4 GBs of RAM is good for now, so at this stage I will replace the hard drive only.
I'm going to buy Crucial BX300, which proves good value for its money.

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Just a nod or thumbs up for Crucial SSDs.

We've used MX and BX models and no complaints so far with years in service.

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