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The chart below shows official prices of Intel Core i5-2557M, i5-3427U, i5-4210U and i5-3437U processors:
Q: I have an Intel i5-3427U microprocessor. Is it possible to upgrade it?
A: No. BGA CPUs, like this one, are soldered on a motherboard, as such, upgrading or replacing them is very very difficult.
Core i5-3427U Overclocking
Sorry, we do not have overclocking data for this Intel Core i5 Mobile processor at this time.
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and Donanimhaber. That still left us in the dark in regards to mobile
processors, due to rumors that their launch was pushed back until June.
After seeing recent desktop and mobile roadmaps we can confirm that
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processors in May.