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by Ali3nat0r
Sun Mar 11, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: Issues with CPU upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 5403

Re: Issues with CPU upgrade

Yeah the error code on the BSOD is 'IRQL_GT_ZERO_AT_SYSTEM_SERVICE'. It's not overheating, I've managed to switch the CPUs several times, and am in fact using the E6500 right now; I've got tons of thermal compound and am using a high performance cooler so swapping chip is not that much bother at all...
by Ali3nat0r
Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:12 pm
Forum: Intel Processor Forum
Topic: Issues with CPU upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 5403

Issues with CPU upgrade

Hi, I've just bought a Core 2 Quad Q8300 to replace the Pentium Dual Core E6500 I currently use. After installing the Q8300 the BIOS detected it fine, but the computer will not boot into Windows, it just restarts. Using Safe Mode or the repair utility from the Windows DVD brings up a BSOD. Specs are...