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    HELP! Overheating 3.2 prescott


    hi i've just bought a brand new 3.2 prescott to replace an older 2.8G chip. when i plug the new chip in the PC won't even start, put the old chip back in a screen came up saying the PC was shut down because of overheating!

    could someone please help, thanks...
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    Originally Posted by ponyboy73
    hi i've just bought a brand new 3.2 prescott to replace an older 2.8G chip. when i plug the new chip in the PC won't even start, put the old chip back in a screen came up saying the PC was shut down because of overheating!

    could someone please help, thanks...
    It may be because your old 2.8 had a 533bus speed and the new 3.2 has a 800bus speed. Check that out and then tell me

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