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Computer wont boot after cpu upgrade...

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Butcherboy, Jul 17, 2007.

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  1. Butcherboy

    Butcherboy Thread Starter

    Jul 15, 2004
    Hi there, i bought a cpu at ebay: AMD Athlon 64 M 3700+ 2.4GHz 1MB Socket 754 Newark
    and installed it , but computer wont boot.

    I have an Asus K8V SE Deluxe socket 754. The cpu even came with the heatsink. Everything turns on but i dont get signal to monitor; all fans turn on. When i removed the cpu, and put the old one...amd 64 3200 it works like a charm.

    I email the seller asking that if this cpu will work on my desktop and he said it was a mobile cpu and that will work on both, laptop and desktop, im confused. Please help.
  2. lefty1953


    Feb 19, 2007
    Could be you need a bios upgrade. You need to check the specs on your motherboard to see if it is possible to use that high of CPU.
  3. WizzyUK


    Jul 17, 2007
    Sounds like a overheating or a HTT problem. Try a BIOS flash to reset the HTT speed to that of your new CPU.
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