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Hello, i have an Anus m2n-e sli mobo, is there any pssibility, that i will run an am2+ cpu on it? or is it too bad to run any? as i have read there may be not enough chips?
first off, this is thread hijacking.

please create your own post... lol.

and look at earlier posts in this thread, your answer may be found there
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first off, this is thread hijacking.

please create your own post... lol.

and look at earlier posts in this thread, your answer may be found there
Actually it is not found above. The M2N SLI will support AM3 quad cores with a BIOS update (but yes, this is a thread jack).

Usually though, AM2 boards can support AM2+ with a BIOS update (if the maker supplies it). Most AM2 boards do not support AM3, but it is a BIOS issue, not a physical limitation.
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High end AM2+ CPU's generally wont work in AM2 slots due to a few revisions, namely including split plane power.
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