Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows XP Professional With Servise Pack 2 (e8503040) for PC

CPU Performance

For the best CPU Performance.

Its Recommend Replacing the thermal grease once every six months.This way the new grease will give to more kick out of your PC And you will notice the difference and performance .the old grease is warn out But can Still be use but it slows down your pc.

the makers of CPU's don't want you to know this because they want you to buy and upgrade to there new CPU all the time


(((I GOOD LUCK ENJOY A FASTER PC )))


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Installed new motherboard, but system would not boot. What is the problem. Did not receive a manual with motherboard at time of purchase.


Hello Dch,

After replacing the mother board if the system is not booting up then check the power connections on the mother board. The wires of power, restart buttons are properly connected to the motherboard. Also check the thermal grease which is used between cpu fan and cpu. If the thermal grease gets dried then clean the grease and apply the 2 drops of new thermal grease and properly lock the cpu fan.

Also visit the link provided below for more help :

http://downloadmirror.intel.com/15328/eng/D845GRG_ProductSupplement.pdf

Jun 29, 2011 | Gateway (4000792) Motherboard

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HP desktop that shuts down after 15min.


Usually when this happens it is due to the thermal monitor in the cpu telling the system it is overheating. This can be caused by a weak or worn out cpu heatsink/fan. I would recommend replacing the heatsink/fan assembly with a new one making sure to use a good quality thermal grease between the heatsink & cpu. Reassemble and see if that fixes the problem. Hope this helps & please remember to rate my answer. Thanks.

Jan 25, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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COMPUTER WON'T POWER UP


Hi,
Three are a couple things you can check/try. Remove the memory, (If you have more than one DIMM load only one). Boot the system. Try each dimm in turn one by one. If your board is old. I see three ISA slots on the board, so it's old. It is possible the thermal tap or thermal grease may have dried up. (This will cause your CPU to overheat & shut down). The grease is located between the heatsink assembly & the CPU. Remove the heatsink assembly. Take a clean rag with a little alcohol on it & wipe off all old thermal grease. (Care full, do not over soak the rag & do not scratch either surface, heatsink or CPU). Double check all connections while in the case. Try booting again. Most CPU fans last for 50,000Hrs or five years. If the steps above did not help, you may need a new heatsink assembly, this will come with a new fan. Lastly, if all of the above has not helped. Check the voltage of the cmos/bios battery. It should test 3volts DC. If it test under replace it. On the outside shot, if you have done all of the above try another known to be good power supply. (If your CPU was bad nothing would turn on, not even the fan).
Give it a once over!

Good luck lieutenant_1!
Thank you for using fixya!
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Mike

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Pentium D problem


Hi oilian,
Be glad it did shut down. If it didn't, your new CPU could haveover heated. There are a few reasons for a CPU to over heat.
1.) There is no thermal grease or too little on the heat-sink assembly.
2.) The old thermal grease was not removed or the old thermal tape was not removed.
3.) The heat-sink assembly was not cleaned completely with alcohol before applying new thermal grease.
4.) The CPU fan is running too slowly.
5.) The heat-sink fins are possibly filled with dust build-up & the CPU fan can not cool the heat-sink assembly. Boot to the bios & go to Hardware Monitor. There you can check voltage, CPU fan speed, CPU temp & other bios monitored settings.

Good luck oilian!
Mike

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CPU fan stops, computer shuts down


You must have the CPU fan plugged into the CPU fan power connector or the system can not monitor the fans speed. Your PC will shut down & give you that message. (The fan must be connected to the correct power plug).
If when you did replace the CPU's fan & had to remove the heat sink, which is where the fan screws into & did not clean the old thermal grease off the CPU & heatsink & replace with new thermal grease than your CPU will still overheat. If you add thermal grease over top of old thermal grease your CPU will over heat.
This is all a balancing act. If any one is not correct your system will shut down. (This is better than killing the CPU).
To remove old thermal grease use a clean cloth damped with house hold alcohol & use the same on the bottom of the heatsink. Please allow plenty of time for the alcohol to dry.

Good Luck! Take your time.
Mike

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