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MCP6P M2+ & CPU upgrade?

post #1 of 6
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Hey All,

I have a motherboard that I want to upgrade the processor in.

MCP6P M2+ Ver. 6.x
http://www.biostar-usa.com/app/en-us/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=370

Its got a list of supported cpu
http://www.biostar-usa.com/app/en-us/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=370#cpu

but I wanted to upgrade higher, possibly to the AMD Phenom II X6 1055T

http://shop.amd.com/us/All/Detail/Processor/HDT55TWFK6DGR#Details

It runs at 95 W but is an AM3 type processor and this is only an AM2/AM2+ board.

Someone named ozlay posted at the bottom of this page
http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/mb-Biostar/MCP6P_M2+_6.x.html

that the board supports the processor, but since there's a post above it from him that seems to have poor english, I have trouble believing it is a statement rather than a question.

Does anyone have insight as to if I can put an AM3 processor in this board?

Thanks in advance!
post #2 of 6
Wow that motherboard is, well crud. I wouldn't even recommend dropping one of the higher supported cpu's in to that thing. It's liable to blow up on you.

I highly doubt it would support a 1055t, i recommend a new motherboard, and cpu.


Motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157280&Tpk=970%20extreme3

CPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103727

DDR3 RAM:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231427


total is about 215.
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post #3 of 6
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Wow thanks,

I actually thought your idea was going to suck until I clicked the links. What you put together is actually not bad.

Yeah I know the board sucks. I'm kind of ashamed of it actually.

I think I'm going to go with your recommendation of board

but for DDR3 Ram
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233296

and CPU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113286

which brings me up to about 312 after shipping.

What do you think?
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Good deal, i just choose parts i thought fit your budget, if you got more to spend i would definitely recommend what you linked.
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post #5 of 6
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Thanks again, I ended up going with your ram in the end to bring my bill down a little since I anticipate buying a better video card in the very near future.
post #6 of 6
Thread Starter 
Hey another quick question

Not that this is a good power supply but is

Apevia ATX - CB700W

EUP certified?
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