So you've read about the desktop version of Sandy Bridge - how will
the mobile version compare? As a quad-core, 8-thread processor, the
Core i7-2820QM is a powerful CPU that will make any mobile user drool.
How does it, as well as the upgraded graphics, stand up against the
Arrandale and older Core 2 Duo notebook platforms?
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips