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I think the original P5N32-SLI Deluxe doesn't support the Core 2 Duo, but the P5N32-SLI SE Deluxe does support Core 2 Duo. Does your friend have the SE or the non-SE version of the motherboard? That will determine whether or not Core 2 Duo works with it.

EDIT: Aha, I see they're giving him the SE version. It is because the non-SE version doesn't support the Core 2 Duo, and a BIOS flash wouldn't help out.
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