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Hey, is it possible for a CPU to kill a motherboards BIOS. Because my old DFI's BIOS started freaking out and what not, to the point were the board couldnt use an OS. So I moved my stuff over to a MSI board, and the same thing Happend. The only thing that was the same from both boards is the Processor. Im kinda stumped, and I really need to get my computer workin again.
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did you overclock?
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The DFI board yes, it ran stable half the time with an overclock. And one day it decided to die. So, I figured that one was my fault. But, then the new MSI I just put things in and tried to install XP and it died on me after about an hour.
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Im sorry for the bump but I really need help geting the computer running. I really need to get it working before my spring break is over.
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post #5 of 12
dunno if you tried this, but put all the stock settings in the new mb and see if it still works. i dont really know the symptoms of a dead CPU, but if it were dead would it even boot up?

if it cant even run stock then i guess its dead.
    
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post #6 of 12
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Ive tried runing it with both boards at stock settings.
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post #7 of 12
what are some temps?

Try a minimum boot:

Motherboard
CPU
1 Stick of RAM
Vid card
Power Supply

Will it run fine then?

Next try connecting each component peice by peice starting with the HDD, once it is stress tested and that part gets the OK, start with another.....

Hope this helps, good luck!
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post #8 of 12
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Temps are fine, low 30 C. Most of the boots have been minimum. I even used some borrowed corsair twin x my friend had so I didnt have to worry about my bh-5 ram
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post #9 of 12
Try underclocking the CPU, if that dosent work, cannot think of anything else..
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post #10 of 12
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Well the BIOS freaks out. It was espicaly apperant on the DFI cuz I knew it like the back of my hand. And a lot of letters and stuff that werent suposte to be there showed up.

And the MSI is supposte to say please insert cd, since I had it to boot off cd first to format my main hard drive. And insted it comes up with a crazy I.

I have to go now. But please post any ideas, I will try them when I get back and post my results.
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