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Blue screen after CPU upgrade


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#1 rimcadax

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Posted 07 June 2017 - 05:30 PM

Hello. I am not good in computers, so I want to ask you about blue screen which appeared after cpu upgrade. 
So I tried to upgrade my laptop (Asus F5SL) So I decided to upgrade T5550 (2m cache) cpu to Q9100 (12m cache). Both same socket PGA478. First when I upgraded it wasn't able to get to windows logo, so I upgraded my bios to 308. It helped. But after 1 min it switch to blue screen which says Hardware or software... and about 12m cache... Well can somebody tell what is the problem? Thanks. 
By the way after switching back to old cpu it works like a charm.



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#2 MDD1963

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Posted 10 June 2017 - 04:06 AM

socket is one issue, however cpu support in laptop motherboards often require hardware revision/firmware revisions; either of these can be and are are often stumbling blocks to successful cpu upgrades...

 

Let's first make sure your current issue is not just a case of  Windows 'not liking' a different CPU being installed...(often happens!)

 

If the laptop's mainboard and firmware will support the current CPU, then it should POST and likely boot and run Linux Mint 17 Live CD (from DVD or USB) without issue, indicating success if it boots to the desktop in my opinion...

 

In fact, you could see if it will boot from a WIndows DVD/USB instead of a Linux disc, if you have one...


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Posted 17 June 2017 - 11:14 AM

If this was a laptop I'd wonder about chipset drivers.

 

Does the laptop work in Safe Mode?



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Posted 21 June 2017 - 10:16 PM

Is the new CPU in the CPU support list of that laptop? Just because it fits doesn't always work.


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