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post #1 of 13
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I'm about to buy this for $130 from someone on this forum and I'm un-sure on if I'm going FX-6100 or 1055T, it's classed as AM3 but on various shopping websites and on the product page itself (BIOS update, says 'experimental') it says AM3+, is there any hard evidence of it working 100% with AM3+?

Thanks for all replies, very appreciated.
post #2 of 13
Asus is very good at updating their bios' to be very future compatible. I went to the page for that mob and didn't see it mentioning AM3+ compatibility.

Didn't see anyone in the Bulldozer club using the board but I'm not sure if anyone has tried.
Edited by hednik - 11/2/11 at 7:03am
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ASUS has said they support AM3+ CPUs on select AM3 mobos. Your mobo is one of them.
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Thanks guys, is that a guarantee? I'm a little bit of a novice at these things, I wouldn't want to get it only for it not to support AM3+ when I can spend another $15 and have it guaranteed.
On a side note, is there any bonus to getting this over an MSI/Gigabyte 990XA? It seems like a great board from the specs but I can get the 990XA MSI/gigabyte for $15 more which is an option.
post #5 of 13
There is a Beta BIOS that shows AM3+ CPU support (only to be used with AM3+ chips though). So no, it does NOT support them NATIVELY, YET (I don't like calling it native support until there's a full official BIOS for it, and they're listed on the CPU Support list).

But yes, this shows proof that Asus is working on a BIOS for that board to support the FX lineup. So FX support will show up in the near future more than likely.

I posted this all in your other thread though.
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Haha, I saw pioneer, I'm creating a lot of threads today!
Thanks a lot mate.
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why do you want am3+? :: unless you're going to wait for the next cpu release by amd..they presented a load of garbage to the public on the 12th...Oh...i have that board..even when i bought..(in like..2009-10..it promised bulldozer support) it has a "beta bios"
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post
why do you want am3+? :: unless you're going to wait for the next cpu release by amd..they presented a load of garbage to the public on the 12th...Oh...i have that board..even when i bought..(in like..2009-10..it promised bulldozer support) it has a "beta bios"
Maybe he is intrigued by it and wants to give it a shot
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hednik View Post
Maybe he is intrigued by it and wants to give it a shot
exactly!!!!
    
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I'm hopefully going to get a 1090T or 1100T but AM3+ support would be nice, just looking to the future really.
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