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Processor and Mobo compatibility?


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#1 Rapture333

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Posted 27 June 2011 - 10:12 PM

Are this motherboard and this CPU compatible?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103698

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813500045&cm_re=Mini_ITX-_-13-500-045-_-Product

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Posted 27 June 2011 - 11:04 PM

I heard AM3 CPUs will work on AM2 boards but it won't work the other way around

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 01:22 AM

That processor should theoretically work.

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Posted 28 June 2011 - 05:10 PM

AM3 CPU's will work on AM2/AM2+ motherboards if a BIOS has been released to allow for it.

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Posted 29 June 2011 - 01:22 AM

AM3 CPU's will work on AM2/AM2+ motherboards if a BIOS has been released to allow for it.

If there is even a BIOS update available.

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Posted 29 June 2011 - 03:15 PM

It appears that the CPU is documented to be supported. (Source, reached via Zotac USA support/downloads page)

Edited by MadDawg, 29 June 2011 - 03:17 PM.

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