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CPU will not run

by mosterme / March 9, 2012 11:06 PM PST


My computer quit working. It appeared to be the power supply and I replaced it. Still would not work. If I disconnect the power connection to the CPU, the other computer will power up. Is it my motherboard or my CPU? Is there a way I can determine this? Thanks for the help.

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Clarification Request
Details are far too slim.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 10, 2012 12:37 AM PST
In reply to: CPU will not run

For example we all know the famous Athlon exposed core issue. If you forgot, here's the video.

You can see now why details matter. If your machine had this famous model, I could give the nod to the CPU.

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by mosterme / March 10, 2012 12:49 AM PST

Thanks for the response. I'm heading out to check out to buy a new motherboard and CPU.

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