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i just purchased an i7 to replace the i5 i have atm. when i installed it the fans just turn on and shut down. i reinstalled the old 1 and here i am i thought that it would be easy just changing processors its a h170A GAMING MOTHERBOARD PLEASE HELP!!
 

darkhawk

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Did you check to make sure you didn't bend any of the pins on the CPU socket?
 

jakub-p2

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This might be a stupid question, but are you sure you bought right CPU for this board? Looking through the mobo specs it seems like it supports 6th gen (for example i7 6700) and 7th gen (i7 7700) with BIOS flash.
 
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