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Replaced cpu and now have problems!


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baseballstud1547

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I just replaced a dual core intel e6400 with a quad core q6600 and I am have major problems when trying to boot my system. When I try to boot I can see about half my screen and the other half has about for colums of lines that are vertically stacked that run from the bottum to the top and do not move. The lines are about an inch long and have about 1/4 of an inch of spacing in between them. The columns of lines are spaced about an inch apart from each other. I can enter into my bios, but when I try do boot or anything the computer just freezes on a black screen with those [bleep] lines on it.

Could anyone please tell me what is going on. If so could you tell me what I should do to fix this problem.

Thanks!

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Edited by baseballstud1547, 07 July 2008 - 07:49 PM.

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Perhaps you system spec's could weed out the problem. Did you check to see if the motherboard support's quad core processor's?

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yes, my mobo is a p5n e sli, my system specs are as follows....
asus p5n e sli mobo
600 psu
q6600 intel processor
4 gb ddr2 ram
120 gb hd, 250 gb hd, 500 gb hd
2 lite on cd/dvd drives
8800 gts
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Well, the MB supports the quad processor, so i think the problem lies where the nvidia drivers thinks it has only 2 cores to use and 4 cores are being used. I would first try uninstalling the Nvidia drivers and reinstalling them or updating the drivers to the latest ones.

If the problem persists you may need to see if Nvidia will replace the video card.

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I really think it is the motherboard because I tried what you suggested. I am just going to take it somewhere that has an extra graphics card and motherboard that I can test on my system to determine the problem. Once the problem is identified I will post the solution for future references.
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Ok the problem was the motherboard. If you have any questions feel free to ask.

Edited by baseballstud1547, 18 July 2008 - 07:40 AM.

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Ok so the place I took my computer to has no clue as to what the heck they are doing. The problem was not the motherboard at all! The problem was with the Graphics Card!!!!!
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