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So any AM3 mobo will be able to support bulldozer CPUs?

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So I'll just be able to upgrade from my athlon II x4 right to bulldozer? That'd be extremely convenient if possible

Or was that all cruel rumors ;_;
Edited by TrueOptic - 5/5/11 at 8:30pm
post #2 of 12
I don't think EVERY AM3 motherboard will be able to. But from what I hear, there will be a bunch. It will be possible with a BIOS update that comes out for the boards
Hmmm...
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post #4 of 12
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is that really necessary??

Not ALL AM3 motherboards will be able to support AM3+ cpus, all current motherboards with a black socket support AM3+ cpu's and some current ones will support them with a BIOS update.

That wont apply to all AM3 motherboards though.
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Now i think seriously to go do some phishing

On topic: Nobody knows for sure ,you will have to wait and see.Mobos with Black socket are known to work with BD.
   
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post #6 of 12
What is a black socket?
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ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3, M4A89TD PRO/USB3, Crosshair IV Formula
MSI 890FXA-GD65... okay pretty much every MSI AM3 800 series board

^^^^ That's it
post #8 of 12
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is that really necessary??
Obviously you haven't been keeping up with this site and the AM3 compatability discussions.
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Wait wait, my CH IV has a white AM3 socket.. what do you mean black socket?
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post #10 of 12
The new am3+ boards have a black socket-But your IV will beable to support it with a bios update.
    
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