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How to Check if my Motherboard Supports a Processor

by nithin nair / April 13, 2016 9:06 PM PDT

I have a Intel I5-2400 processor installed on asus H61M-CS motherboard. At bios screen it shows an error This CPU is not supported. Press F1 to continue. After pressing F1 everything works properly just sometimes its get lags dont know is it because of my old HDD or what. Is it OK to work with the same processor or do i need to change it. Budget is concerned issue to me. Little tight on budget right now. Any suggestion will really be appreciated please help guys.

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Cpu support
by Bob__B / April 13, 2016 11:32 PM PDT
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Cpu support
by nithin nair / April 14, 2016 2:14 AM PDT
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What if i dont change my motherboard. Because i cant afford to buy a new motherboard or processor. Please friends give me an idea to tackle this issue.

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Re: tackle this issue
by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 14, 2016 2:32 AM PDT
In reply to: Cpu support

If the current situation is acceptable, do nothing.

If you think the lag is caused by something else than that incompatible CPU (and I don't think the CPU is the cause), correct that. I think it's unlikely that it's the old hard disk, but if you think it is, try what happens if you replace that.

If you can't find the cause of the lagging, and have no money to change the motherboard or CPU and the situation is not acceptable, you have a problem.
If you can't find the cause of the lagging, and you change the motherboard or the CPU and it doesn't help (it won't help, if it's a setting or a software issue) you have spent money for nothing.

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Here's the problem I see
by Steven Haninger / April 14, 2016 3:42 AM PDT
In reply to: Cpu support

Your CPU shows a TDP of 95w and the MB supports only 77w (watts) for the CPU. It could be that the CPU is stepping down when it can't draw enough current for its needs. Unfortunately, you can't fix this without replacing something on the hardware side.

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Maybe he can use it till....
by James Denison / April 15, 2016 12:14 PM PDT

,,,he hears the over powered capacitors popping or blowing off the motherboard. Fried MOSFETS can be fun too!

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3 options
by Bob__B / April 14, 2016 8:52 AM PDT
In reply to: Cpu support

1. Replace the cpu....200+ bucks.

2. Replace the mobo.....maybe 50 bucks.

3. Do nothing and accept whatever the bios is doing to make that cpu function.

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