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CPU will not run

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

Hello,

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.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIsr1R1qy1Y

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

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Thanks
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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