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Windows 7: New processor, computer won't boot up

27 May 2012   #1
VincentStrike

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
New processor, computer won't boot up

My motherboard: Acer WMCP78M (Socket AM2 )
The NEW Processor:AMD Phenom II X4 960T Black Edition, 4x 3.0GHz, boxed

So...I start the computer, i hear the beep sound and Acer startup thing... Then comes the fast text as usually after that comes in the left upper corner '' _ '' And nothing else. So...Where is the problem?


PS. My bad english sorry for that & i don't know if this is right category and i'm doing this first time.


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27 May 2012   #2
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

If you are refering to your Laptop

The chips used to run on there boards are limited most of the time there non upgradable

Im pretty sure that is where the problem is also you would have to update the bios if any is available that would mention supporting such a chip

I would read what you are actually able to upgrade most of the time it will be just RAM or HD/SSD Hope this helps you understand where the fault might be
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27 May 2012   #3
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Ok The Processor is the problem Take it out and Return ASAP !

I did a search This is a Desktop and the Pictures tell you what it is upgradable to and what model your board is

You can only go as far as a QUADCORE phenom not HEXACORE !


Phenom II X4 960T Black Edition, 4x 3.0GHz, boxed <------------This is a x6-core chip not a x4-core

I threw in a list of QUADCORES this is your choices if any


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27 May 2012   #4
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

I believe you are trying to put a AM3 CPU in a AM2 socket! Not compatible
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27 May 2012   #5
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
I believe you are trying to put a AM3 CPU in a AM2 socket! Not compatible

Bingo and Nice to see you Doc Brown
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27 May 2012   #6
VincentStrike

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

My friend said i should buy new motherboard, box (for computer, mine is mega small) + graphic card, would that fix the problem then? (Current motherboard is intergrated)
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27 May 2012   #7
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

I would start with your local computer parts retailer

You Obviously would be better off getting AM3+ Board along with DDR3 ram which is cheaper then DDR2

I would probally get with a mid tower nothing to costly since you have a average build that doesn't need a ton of space

Figure out what you want it to do if you gonna OC or leave it invest in a after martket cooler

better cooling solutions

NEW PSU don't buy a case with one already set or if your current one has enough juice to run what you need stick with it


pretty much that would be it new ram new board case / look around would probally get it for under 200.00 american If budget allows it is always better to get a dedicated gpu vs onboard
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28 May 2012   #8
VincentStrike

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Da'***

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post
I would start with your local computer parts retailer

You Obviously would be better off getting AM3+ Board along with DDR3 ram which is cheaper then DDR2

I would probally get with a mid tower nothing to costly since you have a average build that doesn't need a ton of space

Figure out what you want it to do if you gonna OC or leave it invest in a after martket cooler

better cooling solutions

NEW PSU don't buy a case with one already set or if your current one has enough juice to run what you need stick with it


pretty much that would be it new ram new board case / look around would probally get it for under 200.00 american If budget allows it is always better to get a dedicated gpu vs onboard
I can spend 200€, can you type here all the thins that i need to update ( i can save some more money :L )
Just type here like [''You need new motherboard, processor etc....'']


AND my friend said he can sell me ati radeon HD 3850 for 15€...(Just so i have something because i have intergrated atm) <----Is it good that i buy it from him?
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28 May 2012   #9
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

I assume this is your Budget in US dollars I have 2 decent Boards at a fair price
Newegg.com - ASRock 970 EXTREME4 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

Newegg.com - BIOSTAR TA990FXE AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

I do have a Biostar in my other Rig BTW I can say the company makes decent boards


Ram i would go with QVL but here are some Budget choices

Newegg.com - Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX

Newegg.com - PNY 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model MD8192KD3-1866-X9

Budget cases Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Elite 341 RC-341C-KKN1-GP Black Steel MicroATX Mid Tower Computer Case No Psu

one with PSU Newegg.com - Rosewill R218-P-BK-450W MicroATX Mid Tower Computer Case, come with 1x 120mm Fan, 450W Power Supply


Psu
Newegg.com - Rosewill Green Series RG630-S12 630W Continuous @40°C,80 PLUS Certified, Single 12V Rail, Active PFC "Compatible with Core i7,i5" Power Supply

Newegg.com - Rosewill HIVE Series HIVE-550 550W Continuous @40°C, 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified, Modular Design, Single +12V Rail, ATX12V v2.31/EPS12V v2.92, SLI Ready, CrossFire Ready, Active-PFC Power Supply

video cards /psu Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, LED LCD TV, Digital Cameras and more!

Newegg.com - Refurbished: ASUS EAH6850 DC/2DIS/1GD5/V2(C223P Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity


Most is with in Budget so hope you find something good out of all of this


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28 May 2012   #10
VincentStrike

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post
I assume this is your Budget in US dollars I have 2 decent Boards at a fair price
Newegg.com - ASRock 970 EXTREME4 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

Newegg.com - BIOSTAR TA990FXE AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

I do have a Biostar in my other Rig BTW I can say the company makes decent boards


Ram i would go with QVL but here are some Budget choices

Newegg.com - Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX

Newegg.com - PNY 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model MD8192KD3-1866-X9

Budget cases Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Elite 341 RC-341C-KKN1-GP Black Steel MicroATX Mid Tower Computer Case No Psu

one with PSU Newegg.com - Rosewill R218-P-BK-450W MicroATX Mid Tower Computer Case, come with 1x 120mm Fan, 450W Power Supply


Psu
Newegg.com - Rosewill Green Series RG630-S12 630W Continuous @40°C,80 PLUS Certified, Single 12V Rail, Active PFC "Compatible with Core i7,i5" Power Supply

Newegg.com - Rosewill HIVE Series HIVE-550 550W Continuous @40°C, 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified, Modular Design, Single +12V Rail, ATX12V v2.31/EPS12V v2.92, SLI Ready, CrossFire Ready, Active-PFC Power Supply

video cards /psu Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, LED LCD TV, Digital Cameras and more!

Newegg.com - Refurbished: ASUS EAH6850 DC/2DIS/1GD5/V2(C223P Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity


Most is with in Budget so hope you find something good out of all of this
Really.... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121596 38,99$ Here it's like 140€ :O

Isn't 4gb ram enough? And do i have to buy from newegg.com? Never bought from internet so i'm quite worried where i have to buy from. My friends said they have bought parts from Sinä hyödyt siitä mitä Jimm's tietää - Jimms.fi
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