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all of the AMD 939 motherboards don't lits opteron on there as a compatible CPU. Will it still work? I am planing to buy a DFI LanParty. This one.
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Check out this thread also :http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/12...ngle-core.html
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Just make sure it can support the opty cpu, I got an ASUS A8R32-MVP Deluxe and it supports anything from the semprons to the x2s including fx and optys


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killer board btw, only limiting factor is the stupid voltages which I hope the push out a bios that fixes that problem.
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all of the AMD 939 motherboards don't lits opteron on there as a compatible CPU. Will it still work? I am planing to buy a DFI LanParty. This one.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152
The Opteron isnt on any Motherboard support list..Yet on Most motherboards to date they will work fine out of the box...The worst scenario is you have to perform a BIOS update..Thats about it.

The DFI Motherboard in my Sig i one of the best IMO.
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And the one in mine is best for bang per buck and overclockers in mine
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An Opteron will work in a socket 939 rig as long as you get a Venus (single core) or Denmark (dual core). The other opterons are for socket F or 940 or AM2. They are designed for use in 2, 4, or even 8 processor server/workstation configurations.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_opterons
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This could be why for 80 bucks you cant go wrong as long as you get a good stepping:

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Will the new Socket 1207 or somthing like that support opteron or even make opteron for this new motherboard?
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Socket1207 is Socket f For the new Opteron series.
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