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i7-870 replacing i3-350 problem

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I am upgrading from an i3-350 to an i7-870 on a Biostar TH55B HD motherboard. When I install the i7 no display comes up and the board beeps twice (I am assuming this is the boot block beep) and then 8 times (Post BIOS Beep). In the manual the two beeps for the boot block mean "AIMBOOT.ROM" file not found in root directory of diskette in A: ( I have no clue what this means) and the 8 beeps mean display memory error for system video adapter.

When I re-install the i3 all problems go away. Is there a setting in the bios I need to change before installing the i7? I am at a lost and any help would be great.

When the i7 was installed I reseated everything, took all pci cards out, and even started the computer without memory to see if I got a different error (I did).
post #2 of 15
Reset the BIOS?
Boot with one stick of RAM.
    
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Pretty sure you need to flash to your boards newest bios.
    
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You know the i7 doesn't have integrated graphics, right?
 
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What GPU are you using?
 
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I am going to flash the board with a newer firmware right now.
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are u trying to plug the screen into the motherboard or a graphics card?

the i3 has onboard graphics. the i7 does not.

have u reset(ed) bios?
    
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I did not know the i-7 doesn't have integrated graphics. So i would need graphics card?
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I have reset the bios.
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I did not know the i-7 doesn't have integrated graphics. So i would need graphics card?

yes u wont be our to use the onboard dvi/dsub connections.

you will have to buy a graphics card :]
    
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