Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD Motherboards › A few stupid questions :)
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

A few stupid questions :)

post #1 of 9
Thread Starter 
1. I have a AM2 type motherboard, will the phenom work with this socket i noticed its AM2+

2. I have a nvidia 590i chipset motherboard and was wondering if ATI cards will work on this.

Its not like i dont know the answers i just wanna put my mind to ease

P.s told you they were stupid
BMK3
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Asus Crosshair IV Formula, AMD 890FX 2GB Sapphire HD 5970 OC 4GB Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 PC3-14900 (1866) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 Blu-Ray/DVD-RW Combo Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 32" 1080p HDTV 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G19 Corsair 850W Modular Thermaltake SwordM Razor Mamba 
  hide details  
Reply
BMK3
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Asus Crosshair IV Formula, AMD 890FX 2GB Sapphire HD 5970 OC 4GB Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 PC3-14900 (1866) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 Blu-Ray/DVD-RW Combo Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 32" 1080p HDTV 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G19 Corsair 850W Modular Thermaltake SwordM Razor Mamba 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 9
  1. Welcome to OCN
  2. These are smart questions, You live you learn

Answers:
  • AM2+ CPUs will be fully compatible with the current Socket AM2 mobos.
  • Yes you can run a ATI card into nvidia 590i chips, QTF they would run on any mobo with PCIe x16 port. But on the flipside you can't run Crossfire on any nVidia based mobo.

Cheers
SZayat
Under-Utilized
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3570K Z77-D3H XFX RX480 RS Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
HyperX 3K 120GB 3TB Storage Hyper 212 Plus Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
24" CFG70  SideWinder X6 550 Watt Logitech G602 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer eXactMat X Objective2 +ODAC 
  hide details  
Reply
Under-Utilized
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3570K Z77-D3H XFX RX480 RS Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
HyperX 3K 120GB 3TB Storage Hyper 212 Plus Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
24" CFG70  SideWinder X6 550 Watt Logitech G602 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer eXactMat X Objective2 +ODAC 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 9
Thread Starter 
Thought so.

But what would be the dissadvantage of running a phenom on a socket AM2 on a AM2+
BMK3
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Asus Crosshair IV Formula, AMD 890FX 2GB Sapphire HD 5970 OC 4GB Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 PC3-14900 (1866) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 Blu-Ray/DVD-RW Combo Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 32" 1080p HDTV 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G19 Corsair 850W Modular Thermaltake SwordM Razor Mamba 
  hide details  
Reply
BMK3
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Asus Crosshair IV Formula, AMD 890FX 2GB Sapphire HD 5970 OC 4GB Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 PC3-14900 (1866) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 Blu-Ray/DVD-RW Combo Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 32" 1080p HDTV 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G19 Corsair 850W Modular Thermaltake SwordM Razor Mamba 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 9
none
i dont think
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 4670K S1150 MSI Z87I NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Corsair 2x4GB Vengeance Pro 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" SATA SSD Corsair H80i Windows 7 Home Be Quiet! Power Zone 650W 
Case
Coolermaster Elite 130 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 4670K S1150 MSI Z87I NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Corsair 2x4GB Vengeance Pro 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" SATA SSD Corsair H80i Windows 7 Home Be Quiet! Power Zone 650W 
Case
Coolermaster Elite 130 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 9
Thread Starter 
hehe sweet now i just need a MB that has all my needs and supports crossfire, can anyone give me any examples?

I need a decent overclocking MB that supports 800mhz DDR2 Ram and has 2 PCI slots and of course crossfire
BMK3
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Asus Crosshair IV Formula, AMD 890FX 2GB Sapphire HD 5970 OC 4GB Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 PC3-14900 (1866) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 Blu-Ray/DVD-RW Combo Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 32" 1080p HDTV 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G19 Corsair 850W Modular Thermaltake SwordM Razor Mamba 
  hide details  
Reply
BMK3
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Asus Crosshair IV Formula, AMD 890FX 2GB Sapphire HD 5970 OC 4GB Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 PC3-14900 (1866) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 Blu-Ray/DVD-RW Combo Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 32" 1080p HDTV 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G19 Corsair 850W Modular Thermaltake SwordM Razor Mamba 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 9
Why won't Nvidia chipsets run crossfire? I know that the two companies are enemies, however why did Nvidia have to do that?

When I get my next computer, now I will have to think hard about if I wan't the Nvidia chipset...I don't know why they think this will help them?

(This doesn't bother me a ton, because I usually go with Nvidia cards)
My Pwny!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 920 Asus M3A79-T Deluxe 6950 2GB 8GB @ 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
Perc 5/i Raid 0 w/ 2x 320GB + Raid 5 w/ 6x 750GB Windows 7 x64 Pro Antec 850W Antec 1200 
  hide details  
Reply
My Pwny!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 920 Asus M3A79-T Deluxe 6950 2GB 8GB @ 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
Perc 5/i Raid 0 w/ 2x 320GB + Raid 5 w/ 6x 750GB Windows 7 x64 Pro Antec 850W Antec 1200 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cryraxz View Post
Thought so.

But what would be the dissadvantage of running a phenom on a socket AM2 on a AM2+
There are two main features in Socket AM2+ not in Socket AM2:
  • HyperTransport 3.0 operating at up to 2 GHz
  • Split power planes: one for the CPU cores, and the other for the Integrated Memory controller (IMC). This will improve power savings especially with integrated graphics if CPU cores in sleep mode but the IMC still active.

[Source: Wikipedia]

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cryraxz
hehe sweet now i just need a MB that has all my needs and supports crossfire, can anyone give me any examples?

I need a decent overclocking MB that supports 800mhz DDR2 Ram and has 2 PCI slots and of course crossfire
ASUS M2A-MVP is a great choice

Quote:
Originally Posted by bruestle2
Why won't Nvidia chipsets run crossfire? I know that the two companies are enemies, however why did Nvidia have to do that?
This is what I call marketing
Under-Utilized
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3570K Z77-D3H XFX RX480 RS Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
HyperX 3K 120GB 3TB Storage Hyper 212 Plus Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
24" CFG70  SideWinder X6 550 Watt Logitech G602 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer eXactMat X Objective2 +ODAC 
  hide details  
Reply
Under-Utilized
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3570K Z77-D3H XFX RX480 RS Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
HyperX 3K 120GB 3TB Storage Hyper 212 Plus Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
24" CFG70  SideWinder X6 550 Watt Logitech G602 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer eXactMat X Objective2 +ODAC 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 9
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the help
BMK3
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Asus Crosshair IV Formula, AMD 890FX 2GB Sapphire HD 5970 OC 4GB Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 PC3-14900 (1866) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 Blu-Ray/DVD-RW Combo Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 32" 1080p HDTV 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G19 Corsair 850W Modular Thermaltake SwordM Razor Mamba 
  hide details  
Reply
BMK3
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Asus Crosshair IV Formula, AMD 890FX 2GB Sapphire HD 5970 OC 4GB Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 PC3-14900 (1866) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 Blu-Ray/DVD-RW Combo Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 32" 1080p HDTV 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G19 Corsair 850W Modular Thermaltake SwordM Razor Mamba 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cryraxz View Post
Thanks for the help
my pleaser
Under-Utilized
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3570K Z77-D3H XFX RX480 RS Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
HyperX 3K 120GB 3TB Storage Hyper 212 Plus Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
24" CFG70  SideWinder X6 550 Watt Logitech G602 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer eXactMat X Objective2 +ODAC 
  hide details  
Reply
Under-Utilized
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3570K Z77-D3H XFX RX480 RS Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
HyperX 3K 120GB 3TB Storage Hyper 212 Plus Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
24" CFG70  SideWinder X6 550 Watt Logitech G602 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer eXactMat X Objective2 +ODAC 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: AMD Motherboards
Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD Motherboards › A few stupid questions :)