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post #1 of 10
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Motherboard - ECS A770M -A
Suports AM2+
OEM

IS this the best i can get or can i get better?

Processor - 1 x AMD Phenom X4 9850 / 2.5 GHz - Socket AM2+ - L3 2 MB - OEM
post #2 of 10
No, you can throw in a Phenom II
   
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Wildcard36qs;14651183 
No, you can throw in a Phenom II

This. Ensure bios is up to date to support all am2+ processors and you're good to go with a Phenom II
   
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Also seeing your board only supports 95w, so be careful if overclocking.
   
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post #5 of 10
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Can I have some reconmendations? Relativley cheap?
This is the site i got it off of, thinnking thats the best ican get
http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/mb-ECS/A770M-A(V1.0).html
post #6 of 10
Question
Does A770M-A V1.0 support AMD Phenom™ II/Athlon™ II AM3 CPU?
Answer
No. This board was designed to support AMD AM2+ type CPUs and up to 95W power consumption. Please refer to the CPU support list of A770M-A V1.0 on the following website.
Please refer to Product page - CPU tag
Please visit the following website for AMD AM3 ready motherboards.
http://www.ecs.com.tw/extra/2008/AM3/index.html

What CPU are you using now?
Edited by MightyMission - 8/20/11 at 4:42am
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AMD Phenom X3 8750 Black Edition, I also need help on OVerclocking it to 2.7 ghz, It was once 2.7 ghz when my friend overclocked it then i had problems with my computer and i had to take out the CMOS battery and its 2.4 again, can nayone help me get a stable 2.7?
post #8 of 10
Phenom II 940 or x3 720 and x2 500 will work for sure. Again any AM3 will work, but suggest a 95w CPU or less or get some cooling on your power delivery.
http://forums.pcper.com/showthread.php?t=462439
Edited by Wildcard36qs - 8/20/11 at 5:40am
   
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HOw would AM# its says it only accepts AM2+ right?
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Originally Posted by PC_Gamer1695;14651643 
HOw would AM# its says it only accepts AM2+ right?

AM3 CPU's can slot into AM2+ Motherboards, but you won't be able to use DDR3 Memory though.
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