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Do I have a defective i5 9600k?

BChri26
Beginner
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I upgraded from an i3 to an i5 and no matter what I do i will turn my computer on and it Will just immediately turn back off. I switched back to my i3 and my computer works just fine. I applied new thermal grease and everything. Am I at stupid do I have a defective i5?

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AlHill
Super User
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How do you know the i5-9600K is supported by your motherboard bios?

 

What is the model number of your motherboard?

 

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n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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And what is the full part number for the i3 processor you are using?

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