Originally Answered: About Dell Inspiron N5110?
Dell has tested Inspiron N5110 with the following processors:
• Intel Core i3-2310M (2.10 Ghz, 4Threads, 3M cache)
• Intel Core i5-2410M (2.30 Ghz, 4Threads, 3M cache)
• Intel Core i5-2520M (2.50 Ghz, 4Threads,3M cache)
• Intel Core i5-2540M (2.60GHz, 4 Threads,3M cache)
• Intel Core i7-2630QM (2.0 Ghz, 8 Thread,6M cache, turbo boost up to 2.9 GHz)
You may compare the difference from the following link:
Inspiron N5110 is shipped with Mobile Intel HM57 Express Chipset. Intel Core i7-4770R is not a compatible processor with this chipset. For more information on this, you may refer to link:
Click on the compatible products to get the list of processors compatible with your computer.
While upgrading the processor, ensure that other requirements are met; like maxTDP, Core junction temperature, FSB supported and clock speed. If you compare the processors (one that is shipped with computer and one that you want to upgrade), you will find a significant difference in such requirements.
Processor is not a customer replaceable unit. You may find detailed instructions for installation of memory and processor in the service manual of computer. If you are comfortable and want to replace on your own, you may refer to the service manual of computer:
Dell does not recommend or offer processor upgrade but it is as your discretion in case you really wish to go ahead with it. Warranty per say, issues arising due to the upgrade will not be covered under warranty , however we will continue providing support for other issues and parts.
Hope this helps.
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