Upgrading from i3 350m to i5 2450m (intel)


Apr 15, 2015
I have Acer aspire 5741 notebook which I am looking to upgrade to i5 2450m.
I viewed some web pages about those two CPU's but I got confused in all of them so i came to this forum. Is my Acer upgradeable to i5 2450m ?


Processor 1 ID = 0
Number of cores 2 (max 8)
Number of threads 4 (max 16)
Name Intel Core i3 350M
Codename Arrandale
Specification Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 350 @ 2.27GHz
Package (platform ID) Socket 989 rPGA (0x4)
CPUID 6.5.2
Extended CPUID 6.25
Core Stepping C2
Technology 32 nm
TDP Limit 25.0 Watts
Core Speed 2261.3 MHz
Multiplier x Bus Speed 17.0 x 133.0 MHz
Rated Bus speed 2394.3 MHz
Stock frequency 2266 MHz
Instructions sets MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, EM64T, VT-x
L1 Data cache 2 x 32 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
L1 Instruction cache 2 x 32 KBytes, 4-way set associative, 64-byte line size
L2 cache 2 x 256 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
L3 cache 3 MBytes, 12-way set associative, 64-byte line size
FID/VID Control yes


Northbridge Intel Havendale/Clarkdale Host Bridge rev. 02
Southbridge Intel HM55 rev. 05
Memory Type DDR3
Memory Size 4 GBytes
Channels Dual, (Symmetric)
Memory Frequency 532.1 MHz (4:16)
CAS# latency (CL) 7.0
RAS# to CAS# delay (tRCD) 7
RAS# Precharge (tRP) 7
Cycle Time (tRAS) 20
Row Refresh Cycle Time (tRFC) 140
Command Rate (CR) 1T
MCHBAR I/O Base address 0x0FED10000
MCHBAR I/O Size 4096