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ASRock 780GXE/128 with AM3 compatability?

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Was wondering if my current motherboard (2yrs old) can run AM3 cpu.

MOBO:
http://www.amdzone.com/joomla/index....8&limitstart=2

CPU upgrade looking at:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103727
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Yes it will.
You may need to update your bios though.

Here is the cpu support list http://www.asrock.com/mb/cpu.asp?Model=A780GXE/128M

Here is the bios D/L page http://www.asrock.com/mb/download.as...XE/128M&o=BIOS

Good luck

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the model number HDZ965FBGMBOX isnt listed on the cpu support list?

I hope still works.

looks like the newegg Model number is different from the ASRock model number...weird.

Was considering a whole new build just to upgrade cpu, therefore upgrading mobo, and etc. Thank god this one is compatible with the newer cpu's. Thanks for the reply
Edited by Singledigit - 1/19/11 at 7:41am
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