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 New cpu upgrade? - Forum What should I upgrade first? Cpu or Graphics Card? - Forum What to upgrade? Cpu or Gpu - Forum Need CPU, RAM and Motherboard Upgrade - Forum Can I Upgrade CPU and GPU of MSI GX60 Destroyer? - 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 SolvedPossible CPU Upgrade? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my CPU or GPU first? Forum SolvedRAM, CPU, and Graphics card upgrade under $300! Forum SolvedCpu upgrade i3 to i7 Forum SolvedWill fx 8120 bottlenet R9 290 and do I need to upgrade my cpu? Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade my gaming rig, what should i go for? $250 budget (CPU, RAM, Graphics Card, Hard Drive...) Forum SolvedCan I freely upgrade my CPU as long as it uses the same socket? Forum Solvedupgrade my cpu or gpu for gaming Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade an old CPU... Forum SolvedCPU upgrade for HP motherboard 595184-001 DA0AX1MB6H1 Forum SolvedIs CPU the one to upgrade? (~DayZ) Forum SolvedCPU performance upgrade => base clock or final (multiplied) clock? Forum SolvedCPU/Motherboard Upgrade for my PC Forum SolvedAdvice for a motherboard and possible CPU upgrade? Forum SolvedCan I still use same HDD if I upgrade Motherboard and CPU? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !