8 Replies Latest reply on Apr 7, 2011 9:17 AM by

    q8400 massive overheating

    aguy1

      Hi i recently bought a quadcore q8400 processor and installed it in my pc,

      since i have done so the pc fails to load windows or go past the post screen and when i looked into why i found the cpu was on about 92 degrees celcius... i have had a core 2 before and replaced the heatsink that came with the cpu for a much more powerful zalman on.

      (see http://www.zalman.co.kr/Eng/product/Product_Read.asp?Idx=378  for the specific zalman product and details)

       

      There is a correct ammount of thermal paste spread evenly between the processor and the heatsink. so my question is my processor broken? should i send it back and ask for a replacement? or is there any way of trying to remedy the issue?

       

      thanks

       

      aguy1