CPU Upgrade Tags: CPUs Dual Core Processors Last response: June 3, 2010 6:38 PM in CPUs Share Anonymous a b à CPUs June 2, 2010 6:32:47 AM Hello,upgrade my system board processor from a dual core 2.66 to a core 2 duo 3.0 ,the system tries to start up but but shut down in the middle of the POST. More about : cpu upgrade Emperus a c 81 à CPUs June 2, 2010 6:41:56 AM considering all the wiring is perfect, your mobo may be in need of a bios update to support the new processor.. List your system specs.. m 0 l youssef 2010 June 2, 2010 8:55:45 AM we need the system specs & particularly the motherboard model & BIOS version m 0 l Related resources CPU upgrade worth it? - Forum Upgrade my GPU or CPU? - Forum GPU vs. CPU Upgrade Battlefield 4 - Forum Upgrade CPU cooler 8350 - Forum Upgrade CPU cooler! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer amnotanoobie a b à CPUs June 2, 2010 10:29:09 AM Did you put in thermal grease? m 0 l randomkid a b à CPUs June 2, 2010 10:56:39 AM amnotanoobie said:Did you put in thermal grease? Agree. If the thermal grease was not applied correctly or not at all, the CPU might be heating up during the boot up process and the mother shut down when it reach the shutdown temperature set in the BIOS. m 0 l enzo matrix a c 131 à CPUs June 3, 2010 6:38:36 PM Quote:You have not given nearly enough information for anyone to answer your question. How do you even know if your motherboard supports the new cpu?? Well said. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedlaptop cpu upgrade Forum SolvedUpgrade the CPU and Motherboard or a new 900 series GPU? Forum SolvedCPU upgrade for IBM intelistation Z pro 6221 Forum SolvedCPU upgrade, opinion needed Forum SolvedShould I upgrade CPU? Forum SolvedIs it possible to upgrade the CPU on a MacBook Pro? Forum SolvedBest CPU Upgrade Forum Solvedm15x possible cpu and ati overclock issue? upgrade? Forum Solved7990 bottleneck ? upgrade cpu Forum SolvedDo I need a cpu upgrade? Forum SolvedGPU, CPU, PSU, RAM - upgrade order for gaming PC Forum Solvedwhat CPU upgrade fits my system best. Forum SolvedWant to upgrade CPU, need to know if my current motherboard would support it Forum SolvedPC doesn't boot after CPU upgrade! Forum SolvedDell Inspiron n5110 CPU Upgrade Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !