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Hi,

I just bought an Asus P6T SE board from a guy off ebay and each time I reboot I get the error messager " you have instaled a new CPU press F1 to configure or F2 to load defaults"

This occours even if I configure the bios.

I have changed the battery and this has not helped.

Any ideas?

I have contacted ASUS and the motherboard has factory warrenty on it so I may be able to RMA it. I don;t want to send it back to the guy I bought it from as it only cost £205 for that 4gb ram and i7 920 processor. I'll probably have to return the lot to him
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Hah, mobo suffers amnesia ... !
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post #3 of 22
It may be that it isn't the battery that was empty, but the leads from the battery that power the BIOS could be faulty or the BIOS chip may have issues with the power stage... if factory RMA is an option I'd use that.
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reseat the processor.
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post #5 of 22
I second dragosmp, also try installing a different version of the bios,


EDIT

But phone asus now, and see when your warranty expires, it could be soon as I think p6t was out in 08

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I have contacted ASUS and the motherboard has factory warrenty on it so I may be able to RMA it. I don;t want to send it back to the guy I bought it from as it only cost £205 for that 4gb ram and i7 920 processor. I'll probably have to return the lot to him
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I think that it may be a bent pin issue on the socket. 1 actually looks like it has lost it's tip.

Would they chanrge for a bent pin RMA?
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post #7 of 22
I had that problem on a P5n-sli and I just updated the Bios and it stopped displaying the New CPU message with the new bios.
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I had that problem on a P5n-sli and I just updated the Bios and it stopped displaying the New CPU message with the new bios.
Going to give it a try and see if it works. I'm worried it is the pins though. Quite disapointed I was sold the board in this condition.
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I hope the bios update does sort it out though
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I hope the bios update does sort it out though
Just out of interest why did you cross flash the board to just a P6T?
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