cpu upgradfe

  comet4c 19:46 01 May 2003

i have a just out of the box Aopen mx3s mobo
and a 400mhz celeron cpu ,i bought a pentium 3 866 coppermine cpu and tried to fit it,everything went well until i went to start pc -lights ok on pc but no start. according to the manual this new cpu should work! any ideas please!?

  Eagie 19:53 01 May 2003

Just to clarify, have you just installed a new cpu or fitted a new mobo and motherboard?

If it is the latter then check that you have installed the mobo correctly. I recenty swapped mine into a new case and it started to short out. All the lights would come on but the machine wouldn't boot up - it just beeped at me a lot! Reseating the motherboard sorted it out.

  Eagie 19:54 01 May 2003

Whoops, when I said "a new mobo and motherboard" I of course meant: a new CPU and motherboard!!

  comet4c 20:10 01 May 2003

the motherboard works fine with an old celeron 400

  comet4c 20:11 01 May 2003

new mobo used cpu which appareently works

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