Acer :: Aspire 7530 Cpu/gpu Upgrade

Sep 27, 2009

after being let down today with a 6920g order (out of stock). The company have instead offered me a 7530 with 9300m gpu, my question guys is can I upgrade it to maybe a 9600m gs, and the same for the cpu, however i'm not 100% sure which cpu it has yet I think its a turion x2 rm?.

It also has 320hdd and a 1400x900 screen, and blue ray/ dvd/dl, does it have 2 hdd bays?

I feel like my heads about to pop after so much research over the last 6 days,

And I would love to hear your general opinions on this model too, good or bad.

There seems to be very little on goole about it, I can't find a review anywhere.

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Acer :: Slow Brand New Aspire 7530

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Why is my brand new Acer Aspire 7530 so slow?

CPU: AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM80 (2.1 GHz)
L2-Cache: 2x1 MiB
RAM: 4 GB DDR2
HDD: 320 GB (rpm 5400)
Nvidia GeForce 9400M Hybrid SLI (256 MB)

I have an HP Pavilion dv6827, which I bought last summer, and it is so much quicker.

CPU: AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-60 (2.0 GHz)
L2-Cache: 2x512 KB
RAM: 4 GB DDR2
HDD: 160 GB (rpm 5400)
Nvidia GeForce 8400M (256 MB)

I can't figure out why the Acer Aspire is not performing as well as the HP Pavilion.

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I have to mention though that there is another guide written by lucino but unfortunately he hasnt finished it and there are no photos. His guide looks more appropriate and safer than mine which is a bit risky but much quicker. Here is the link. lucino's guide
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Please use some kind of protection from ESD (electrostatic discharge) like an antistatic or grounding strap or gloves. This will prevent the static sensitive components from being ruined (memory, video card, motherboard etc).

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