Originally Posted by xfaega
Here is the problem. You have to use PC5400 Mem. For some reason the PC5300 Mem kills the support for the Merom unless your bios has the support. I know people who are using the Merom in their M1710's with no problems because the all have the PC5400. The Merom is ok it's the Mem.
Just an update changed the ram to pc 5400 all works great thanks to all
A bit worried about the cpu temp tho idle 45-50 load 74-78 way hotter than my old yohan unless the bios is reading it incorrectly