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CPU Upgrade problem HP Compaq SG3-110UK

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November 16, 2011 10:39:07 AM

Hello, I've bought an AMD Phenom II X4 975 3.66Ghz quad core processor to upgrade my PC as the HP website said the motherboard supports this, only to get a 'unsupported CPU' message when the system attempts to boot (it doesn't getbeyond this). Will a BIOS update correct this? Thanks.
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November 16, 2011 11:18:49 AM

Did you check with HP if that processor is supported? It's a 125W processor and the PSU only is 180W. The motherboard might only support 95W processors.
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November 16, 2011 9:18:58 PM

He's right, HP's site does indeed state this supports PiiX4 9series deneb processors all of which are 125w parts... I don't see a bios update available either so I'd be getting HP to pony up with some answers. LoL
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November 16, 2011 10:07:09 PM

The 945 and the 955 are available in 95W and 125W versions.

900e, 905e, 910e - 65W
910, 925 - 95W

That represents several processors that are part of the Deneb familiy.
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