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I just got the Phenom II X4 940 Black Edition Deneb 3.0GHz from Newegg. Its an OEM. I swapped our my Regor with the Deneb, but the system won't boot.
The CPU fan worked. I could hear the HD working, but that's all. Should there be a Bios upgrade for this Deneb? My MB is Gigabyte MA790X-UD4P. Oh, this is my signature rig. Any help is greatly appreciated. Should I RMA the CPU?
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 940 Deneb @3.5 Gigabyte GA_MA790X-UD4P Nvidia Geforce 9500gt Patriot Viper ser pc2-6400 800mhz (2x2gb)4-4-4-12 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Hitachi DESKSTAR 1 TB WD 1TB Samsung 500 Gb Lightscribe DVD win 7 64bits DCLCD 20" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
dell Ultra 600 watt powerup mid tower A4tech 
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Phenom II X4 940 Deneb @3.5 Gigabyte GA_MA790X-UD4P Nvidia Geforce 9500gt Patriot Viper ser pc2-6400 800mhz (2x2gb)4-4-4-12 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Hitachi DESKSTAR 1 TB WD 1TB Samsung 500 Gb Lightscribe DVD win 7 64bits DCLCD 20" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
dell Ultra 600 watt powerup mid tower A4tech 
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post #2 of 6
As far as I'm able to find you will need a bios update to the F4 bios.

Source: http://www.gigabyte.de/support-downl....aspx?pid=3038
    
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Q6600 (920 ordered) ACER OEM (Asrock x58 ordered) Geforce 9500 GS (GTX 465 GE in box here) 3Gb DDR2 800 (3x2gb mushkin silvers ordered) 
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Elsa Ecomo 24H96 CRT x-750 Xigmatek Midgard 
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post #3 of 6
I don't think BIOS is the problem. I upgraded from an Athlon II X2 250 to a Phenom II X6 1055t on a cheapo Gigabyte board (which is way older than yours) with no update at all.

Exactly what happens at bootup? Completely blank screen? Any beep codes?
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Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.60GHz NVIDIA GTX 960M 16GB DDR4 2133MHz Western Digital 1TB 
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Windows 10 x64 15.6" FHD IPS matte-black display Built-in backlit ASUS Republic of Gamers 
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Core i3-3240 ASRock B75 Pro3-M Kingston DDR3 16GB 1333MHz 1.5v 4x WD Red NASware 3TB 
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4x Samsung F4 2TB HD204UI WD Caviar Blue 500GB Arctic Freezer 13 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64 
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Corsair CX430 v2 X-Case RM424 - 24 bay mini-SAS LSI SAS-9207-4i4e 6Gbps PCI-E 3.0 HBA Chenbro CK22804 28 port SAS Expander 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i3 6100U 2.3 GHz Intel HD Graphics 520 8 GB Kingston DDR3 1600 MHz Crucial MX200 250GB M2.SSD 
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Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.60GHz NVIDIA GTX 960M 16GB DDR4 2133MHz Western Digital 1TB 
OSMonitorKeyboardCase
Windows 10 x64 15.6" FHD IPS matte-black display Built-in backlit ASUS Republic of Gamers 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Core i3-3240 ASRock B75 Pro3-M Kingston DDR3 16GB 1333MHz 1.5v 4x WD Red NASware 3TB 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
4x Samsung F4 2TB HD204UI WD Caviar Blue 500GB Arctic Freezer 13 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64 
PowerCaseOtherOther
Corsair CX430 v2 X-Case RM424 - 24 bay mini-SAS LSI SAS-9207-4i4e 6Gbps PCI-E 3.0 HBA Chenbro CK22804 28 port SAS Expander 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i3 6100U 2.3 GHz Intel HD Graphics 520 8 GB Kingston DDR3 1600 MHz Crucial MX200 250GB M2.SSD 
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Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB SSD Windows 10 Pro x64 13.3" Full HD IPS 1920 x 1080 Backlit 
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post #4 of 6
Thread Starter 
No post sound, only the CPU fan came on, and the hard drive light came on, but there was no signal to monitor. The keyboard did not light up, so no power was going to it, or any of my other periphials.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 940 Deneb @3.5 Gigabyte GA_MA790X-UD4P Nvidia Geforce 9500gt Patriot Viper ser pc2-6400 800mhz (2x2gb)4-4-4-12 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Hitachi DESKSTAR 1 TB WD 1TB Samsung 500 Gb Lightscribe DVD win 7 64bits DCLCD 20" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
dell Ultra 600 watt powerup mid tower A4tech 
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My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 940 Deneb @3.5 Gigabyte GA_MA790X-UD4P Nvidia Geforce 9500gt Patriot Viper ser pc2-6400 800mhz (2x2gb)4-4-4-12 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Hitachi DESKSTAR 1 TB WD 1TB Samsung 500 Gb Lightscribe DVD win 7 64bits DCLCD 20" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
dell Ultra 600 watt powerup mid tower A4tech 
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post #5 of 6
Unplug the computer and take out the battery then wait 5 mins. Put the battery in. Plug the computer up and hit the power button.
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
SAMSUNG EcoGreen F4 2TB Plextor Black Blu-ray Burner Phenom II X4 stock Cooler Windows 10 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
SAMSUNG EcoGreen F4 2TB Plextor Black Blu-ray Burner Phenom II X4 stock Cooler Windows 10 
MonitorPowerCase
LG M2762D-PM Glossy Black 27" 5ms (1920x1080) Antec HG 900 Gerenic ATX Case 
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post #6 of 6
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Wow! thats it. It booted up. Thanks Dickson01974.
My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 940 Deneb @3.5 Gigabyte GA_MA790X-UD4P Nvidia Geforce 9500gt Patriot Viper ser pc2-6400 800mhz (2x2gb)4-4-4-12 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Hitachi DESKSTAR 1 TB WD 1TB Samsung 500 Gb Lightscribe DVD win 7 64bits DCLCD 20" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
dell Ultra 600 watt powerup mid tower A4tech 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 940 Deneb @3.5 Gigabyte GA_MA790X-UD4P Nvidia Geforce 9500gt Patriot Viper ser pc2-6400 800mhz (2x2gb)4-4-4-12 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Hitachi DESKSTAR 1 TB WD 1TB Samsung 500 Gb Lightscribe DVD win 7 64bits DCLCD 20" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
dell Ultra 600 watt powerup mid tower A4tech 
  hide details  
Reply
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