Wont boot up

  loser7 17:24 02 Apr 05
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I swapped processors between two computers a 1.7 and 2.2 both these processors were apparently compatable with the other motherboards (i checked websites and manuals) however, the motherboard i put the 2.2 processor in will not boot up. It will switch on but it will not power up the monitor and i have to switch it off at the mains. I swapped them back and both the processors seem fine does anybody know whats wrong or how to fix this.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:32 02 Apr 05

Have you looked in the BIOS to see what needs altering to run the 2.2 processor.

What boards? what processors? give us a clue.

  loser7 17:43 02 Apr 05

dont know if your still there fruitbat the board is a gigabyte p4 titan series GA-8SG800 the processor is 2.2mhz celeron

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:10 02 Apr 05

check the cpu frequency settings in the BIOS you took the 2.2 out of and set the frequency the same on the other board.

  DieSse 20:02 02 Apr 05

Intel processors should auto-detect and not require any jumper/switch/BIOS settings.

However, it would help if you could specify which motherboards and which processors, and which processor versions you are using.

  DieSse 20:03 02 Apr 05

PS - both lots, not just the one that doesn't work please.

  loser7 20:27 02 Apr 05

i know both the processors are p4 celeron. The motherboard that wont accept the 2.2 which actually turns out to be a 2.6 (sorry bout that) is a gigabyte p4 titan series GA-8SG800 the one i took it out of is a ASRock intel p4

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