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 Should I upgrade my CPU cooler? - Forum Is 650W PSU enough for upgrade to GTX 780 6GB and new CPU cooler in Dell XPS 8500? - Forum CPU Upgrade or nah? - Forum [Upgrade] Budget Increased - Need new CPU + RAM + Motherboard for £400 - Forum GPU Upgrade or CPU Upgrade?!? - 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 SolvedCPU Upgrade from FX4300 to FX6300 Forum SolvedDo I need a new CPU? If so, what should I upgrade to? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my CPU or GPU? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my CPU or my GPU? Forum SolvedWill a CPU upgrade help? Forum SolvedAMD E-300 APU CPU Processor, what can I upgrade to? Forum SolvedLooking for CPU Upgrade Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade CPU and eventually Motherboard. Forum SolvedPlanet Side 2 should i upgrade my CPU or...? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my CPU fan or my GPU first? Forum SolvedSame socket but incompatible CPU upgrade? Forum SolvedUpgrade my CPU Forum Solvednew cpu upgrade Forum SolvedNew cpu upgrade? Forum SolvedWhat should I upgrade first? Cpu or Graphics Card? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !