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i7-4790k cannot use on asus H81M-E(bios updated)

idata
Employee
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I bought i7-4790k. It cannot use on asus H81M-E(bios updated).

There are no signal to monitor. It cannot go into bios.

But i change it back to i5-4440. It still work.

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Hellen_D_Intel
Employee
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Hi Samhei,

I sent you a PM, please take a look on it.

Regards,

Hellen.

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MickeyHoliday
Beginner
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Hi Hellen, Can you send me that same PM, please?

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AlHill
Super User
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You are responding to a 4 year old thread.

If you have an i7-4790K, you have a Haswell refresh processor.  Using this processor, you probably need a bios update, at least bios 2001.  This information can be found on the asus website:

https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/H81ME/HelpDesk_CPU/

Doc (not an Intel employee or contractor)

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MickeyHoliday
Beginner
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I can't tell you how grateful I am that you responded!!! Thank you!! So... I had the latest bios installed, 3602, and the problem occurred. Put the old processor back in and it fired right up. I just tried rolling it back bios version 2203 and got the same problem.. was having issues flashing 2001. It's looking like the processor arrived toasted.

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n_scott_pearson
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Or the processor is not supported by your motherboard.

...S

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