Booting It Up

Booting up the Asus Z96 with the T7400 CPU installed gives a CPU uCode error, but can easily be bypassed by entering the BIOS and then quitting the BIOS without saving. Here’s what it looks like in the BIOS and in POST.

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So far so good! CPU-Z and Everest report all the nice details of the T7400 CPU and the Asus Z96 laptop we are using to test on.

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Compared to the older Core Duos, the new Core 2 Duo mobile processors have double the L2 cache.

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