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I own a Asus crosshair IV EXTREME. A few months ago I decided to reapply thermal paste. I also took the heatsink off for the northbridge and southbridge to apply thermal paste as well. As soon as I put it back together i got a solid LED light on my motherboard that showed that CPU is the reason why it can't boot up. When i tested my CPU again on it today i put it back on there and it was cold for the duration it was on.

I went to microcenter today to get a new motherboard. I popped in the CPU but the thing it got hot. i didn't see any boot screen but the CPU was hot. Does this mean that it isn't fried?

if the CPU works i'm going to call asus support.

My two questions are ...is the CPU working since it heated up on the new motherboard (the whole thing didn't post ..gpu fan was going up and down maybe the motherboard didn't support the 1100t.

last question is can i request to asus to get a sabertooth replacement . I paid 300$ for the chive and I hate it because it keeps on dieing.


the 1100t is 125 watts. the motherboard specs say the max power for cpu it supports is 95 watts. So its definately an issue with the motherboard since its incompatible.
post #2 of 19
Did you have a heatsink on the CPU?
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post #3 of 19
the only way to be sure if it's working is for it to POST.
if the heatsinks are hot there's a chance this is happening. you shouldn't have taken off the heatsinks, simply having better airflow across them is what was needed.

asus would likely not do anything for you unless it was under warranty and they wouldn't replace it with a newer model.
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no i didn't . should i?
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no i didn't . should i?

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you need the heatsink on it for it work. or else it overheats and dies.

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no i didn't . should i?

OMG that made my day... thumb.gif
 
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OMG that made my day... thumb.gif

It had to be asked... Didn't expect that answer, though...
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nah you don't need the heatsink just to test it dude. i just wanted to see if it would post....and it didn't so...
post #9 of 19
No heatsink on a CPU means that cpu will quickly overheated and die.
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post #10 of 19
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nah you don't need the heatsink just to test it dude. i just wanted to see if it would post....and it didn't so...

Yeah, you do. In bios my chip runs at ~38C with an okay heatsink. Max for the Phenoms is 62C and without constant airflow/liquid it will be performing several calculations without having any form of cooling, not even passive. I am not positive but I am fairly certain it hit 62C+ without a heatsink.
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