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My friend damaged his Phenom II x4 940, and long story short he can't use it anymore. So he bought a Phenom II x6 1090T. The only problem is, his mobo is M4a79 Deluxe, which supports AM3 socket processors, but only with the appropriate BIOS version (as far as I understand). So it is my understanding that he needs to flash his bios to version 3702. The question is this: Is there any way he can flash his BIOS without buying another new processor that his current BIOS version supports?
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Assuming the Mobo is good, he should be able to boot the the X6 but when he gets into widows it will only show up as a single core processor. If you can download the bios and stick it on a usb, you should be able to install it with the X6 in the socket.
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