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