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...Prompt whether to operate this equipment?

Not sure what you mean by this. If you have enough for a full update, what would be the purpose of keeping the old system? Or are you asking whether the old system could be upgraded to a better GPU and thus be employed for some lesser task?

Note that the 750 is already near GTX 580 class performance, which will be held back by any AM2 platform, especially the original Phenom series or Athlon64 X2 series.

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I agree.
Time to upgrade.

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ok i have an M2N-E Green deluxe, now it doesn't have the sli bridge so im not sure if its the same but it looks like the same dam MOBO anyways

im now seeing that it will work with a Phonom ll, im just wondering if it will work with an old chip my friend has laying around and too give my old beast some extra HP be sick

so i have an Phonom ll 965 BE 125w and i can handle the tech BS and have an overkill CPU cooler anyways (True 120 black) only CPU tower cooler back in 2010 that mounted up and down not side too side on AM2+ CPU mounts

i am running a Phonom l 9750 OC at 2.6 up from 2.4

i just want too know if it can be done or if i have a cheaper ver of the M2N, my bro has that old rig so i need too steal it too do this and don't want too waste my time TY in advance thumb.gif
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Hey there.

Yes it can be done.
You will need to update to bios 5001 http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/socketAM2/M2N-E/5001.zip?_ga=1.117349122.529636636.1427534142, if you do not have it yet.Use ez flash from the bios not Windows!!!
D/L pmt 1st link and follow the instructions in the 2nd link found here http://www.overclock.net/t/366989/official-asus-m2n-sli-and-m2n32-sli-club/12260_20#post_25128439

Good luck

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sounds good gyro TY for your speedy reply i will get on that cheers biggrin.gif
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Hi

I am an M2N -sli deluxe owner since 2008.

I was wondering if I could install Windows 98 on this board as I found the original disc for it. Last edition. Can this be done?
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So I came across this board yet again during a recent move.

I am seriously considering playing around with this board again as far as potential voltage and capacitor mods.


Are the VRM's strong enough on this board to even bother? I have a 2.1GHz Athlon dualcore, a 2.4ghz 945? quad, and a lame 1.8ghz agena quad to fool around with. That dual core has seen 3GHz on this board, and at the time, it was one heck of a performance increase!

Combined with a 8500gt, pair of 9800gtx+'s, or maybe a GTX440, I wonder if it could be the rebirth of a Morrowind monster machine lol

The G.Skill DDR2-800 inside are capable of some pretty decent overclocking, would be nice to give new life to my very first total custom computer. Geez, I spent nearly $1300 on it, and this motherboard was only a few months old..

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I am seriously considering playing around with this board again as far as potential voltage and capacitor mods.


Are the VRM's strong enough on this board to even bother?.

Which board do you have? The M2N32 boards, especially the WS Pro boards seems to be very sturdy when it comes to overclocking.
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oh geez, what a noob mistake lol

M2N SLI DELUXE


I seem to remember dealing with v-droop way back when I was using this board to overclock. I cannot remember at the time what utilities I was using to watch everything
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oh geez, what a noob mistake lol

M2N SLI DELUXE


I seem to remember dealing with v-droop way back when I was using this board to overclock. I cannot remember at the time what utilities I was using to watch everything


The M2N SLI Deluxe is a bit weaker so I would not recommend any extreme overclocking with it, at least not for longer periods of time a CPU that draws huge amounts of current.

Yes, there is always some v-droop on these boards.

HWMonitor shows some information

Linux has full support for monitoring the hardware as well.
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