A processor also known as CPU (Central Processing Unit) is the brain of a laptop computer. The processor is one of the main components in a laptop. Laptop processors are made mainly by Intel and AMD.
The processor connects directly to the system board via a processor socket aka CPU socket as it shown on the picture below.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS.
Question: Can I overclock the CPU in my laptop?
Answer: No, you cannot. In most laptops the BIOS doesn’t give you this option.
Question: Can I upgrade the CPU in my laptop?
Answer: Unfortunately, laptop manufacturer’s do not provide this information to general public. Yes, it’s possible on some laptops. You’ll have to find a new CPU which fits the same socket and try it.
Question: Are CPU failures very common?
Answer: No, they are not. CPUs fail rarely. If your laptop stopped booting, the CPU will be the last component to blame. Check the memory and motherboard first.