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ya, its running fine still. MSI afterburner was causing my issues. idk if it was a driver conflict or what, but as long as i dont apply a profile from afterburner, i never have issues. after i apply a profile from afterburner, i have repeatable errors
i have a 45nm wolfdale, which requires a newer bios than the 65nm q6600. i reflashed the newest bios anyway just to make sure

hmm.. did you reset the bios settings before replacing the chip with the q6600?
seems odd that it's compatible and the mobo won't post with it.
try fail safe, or default settings, try disabling any overclocks you have in place.

that's all i can think of ahah gl thumb.gif
   
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hmm.. did you reset the bios settings before replacing the chip with the q6600?
seems odd that it's compatible and the mobo won't post with it.
try fail safe, or default settings, try disabling any overclocks you have in place.

that's all i can think of ahah gl thumb.gif

I didn't touch my BIOS settings from a E8500 to a Q9400 in an EP45-UD3P. The only problem was that it was set to run with two cores so it was acting like an E5200.. tongue.gif
 
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I got the chip for free and when i returned it i was told that chip has always had problems posting and it was bought used
    
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I got the chip for free and when i returned it i was told that chip has always had problems posting and it was bought used

i think we have the answer then tongue.gif

if you're looking to buy another q6600 they're only around $80 on ebay from what i've found.
   
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