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Can I upgrade my processor from 667 mhz to 867 mhz on my powerbook g4?

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The short answer is no, because it is soldered to the motherboard. Third party companies have offered processor upgrades for certain machines. In my opinion, they tend to be very expensive and not very effective. It's usually more efficient to buy a faster computer.

I don't know if these companies are still in business. Here's a website to check out:

http://daystartechnology.com/Apple_Mac_Products/XLR8_Macintosh_Products/Mac_CPU_G4_Upgrade_PowerBook_Titanium_PS.html

Check to make sure it is compatible with your PowerBook, and check the Better Business Bureau to make sure the company(ies) is/are still viable.

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