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cryanathus

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I've got an interesting problem - I have this one computer I've been running for about a year now. I just replaced the processor and this problem began.
Specs: Mobo: Asus A7V8X-X
Former Processor: AMD XP 2000+ - Socket A
New Processor: AMD 2700 - Socket A

The old processor was removed to put into a new computer. After installing the new processor, I can't get the computer to stay on for more than a few seconds. I'll turn it on, it'll boot up like normal, and somewhere between 5 and 30 seconds later, it will turn itself off. Before attempting to turn it back on again, I have to flick the power switch on the back of the power supply and flick it back on. I barely get enough time to get into the BIOS because it turns off so quickly - and even if I do make it in, the settings I've managed to change thus far have no effect. I also get no beep codes of any kind. Any ideas?
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How is the heating on this system- it might be overheating without a good heatsink and proper cooling and automatically turning itself off...any other hardware changes?
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The heatsink is the exact same one that was on the other processor which worked fine for over a year - either way, it couldn't be overheating in a matter of seconds, could it?
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And no, all the other hardware is exactly the same. No ideas, anyone?

Edited by cryanathus, 31 May 2005 - 08:58 AM.

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