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I pulled out a QX6700 (LGA 775) from a Dell XPS 710, it wouldn't boot (amber light on the mobo).

I bought a Gigabyte GA-G41M-COMBO LGA 775 G41 for the CPU.

The build is as follows:

QX6700 (w/ Stock Cooler)
Gigabyte GA-G41M-COMBO LGA 775 G41
2GB (1GBx2) DDR2 667
9600GT PCI-E
DVD RW
500GB HDD
500W Ultra PSU

The problem: It booted up to BIOS just fine, and then all the sudden it shut down after I went into BIOS.
I keep pressing the Power button, and it only boots up for a split second.
And once it does boot up "correctly" it only allows me to see some options in BIOS.
I noticed that the CPU Temp was 90*C...
Could that be the reason why it shuts down or doesn't let me boot?
Or could it be the insufficient PSU?

Please help
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90c is hot, did you use thermal paste? Make sure the heatsink is on there good.
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No I didn't use thermal paste/grease.
I didn't have any around.
But it did have some on the stock HSF and on the CPU itself.

I'll try to reseat the HSF.
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I would get some and clean the heatsink and CPU and put new on and reseat it.
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Originally Posted by 8-Ball View Post
No I didn't use thermal paste/grease.
I didn't have any around.
But it did have some on the stock HSF and on the CPU itself.

I'll try to reseat the HSF.

This...need thermal paste
    
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post #6 of 7
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I had some Antec thermal paste around and applied it, and reseated the HSF.
Dropped down to about 38*C.
Nice!
+REP for both

P.S...
I HATE LGA 775 HSF...
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Glad it dropped, hope it didn't hurt the CPU.
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