Hello, Excuse me if this question does not belong here. I've found this via google. I have this problem: I own old Asus F3Sv laptop (Award bios version 208) and want to upgrade it with new CPU which is supported by chipstet (Intel 965) but not by manufacturer BIOS. Stock CPU is Intel C2D T7250 and I want to upgrade with T8300 (newer core, 45nm process). Problem is when I boot, BIOS reads new CPU with half speed (1.2Ghz) and dynamic freq scaling does not work so power is wasted and it heats alot. Good thing is that I can boot. I googled some more and found out that BIOS is missing microcode for this new CPU. Since I use linux, I can update microcode via OS (And that works, but CPU is still locked on 1.2Ghz and fails to load acpi-cpufreq module (this enables dynamic scaling of freq). My question is, do you have experience with this kind of problems? Will modding BIOS enable this CPU to work as it should?