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I have been trying to upgrade the CPU on my system with a IPIEL-LA3 motherboard. HP's webpage says that the board is compatible with Core 2 Duos and Quads(https://support.hp.com/ro-en/document/c01746799) I have tried Q9400 but the system don't start,there are just beeps signals.Please help

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It is rated for the Q9500 not the Q9400. Must be a Yorkfield chip.

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Thanks for the info,at some point I've finnaly got the whole list of compatible processors but neither the Q8400 that i had arround is not working... also upgraded bios to v6.09 and still the same...if any ideea comes to mind please tell.

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HP Customer Support - Knowledge Base https://support.hp.com/my-en/document/c02206437

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