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Any inexpensive Amd motherboards that are ddr2 ram supported for the Bulldozer?

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For that new bulldozer cpu?
Edited by IlovetheChosenone - 2/26/11 at 11:55pm
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I'm pretty sure bulldozer will require an AM3 motherboard and I don't think any AM3 mobo's have DDR2.
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The integrated memory controller on Bulldozer supports DDR3 only.
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Originally Posted by compuman145 View Post
I'm pretty sure bulldozer will require an AM3 motherboard and I don't think any AM3 mobo's have DDR2.
Bulldozer will actually be am3+ but most am3 boards with a bios update should work
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Originally Posted by mastertrixter View Post
Bulldozer will actually be am3+ but most am3 boards with a bios update should work
Doesn't matter. The IMC is DDR3 only.
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So either way I wasn't actually wrong

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Originally Posted by mastertrixter View Post
Bulldozer will actually be am3+ but most am3 boards with a bios update should work
I thought that amd said that Bulldozer would NOT work on AM3, but the current phenom II procs would work on AM3+?

And no, no ddr2 support for BD
 
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post #8 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Doesn't matter. The IMC is DDR3 only.
Lol I understand this. But at the same time any am3 board that might support am3+ will have a DDR3 standard and not support DDR2 anyways. So I guess we are both technically right.
post #9 of 24
Bulldozer will require AM3+ socket. Even then, it is DDR3 only due to IMC design.
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What cheap good motherboard would a ddr3 bulldozer motherboard would you recommend then with my system setup? Looks like I'll have to buy ddr3 sadly enough just incase I ever feel like updating to bulldozer. I doubt I'll get bulldozer when it comes out but it would be nice when I do update my motherboard that it will work with bulldozer without any problems. I don't know what the price of bulldozer will be when it comes out, I'm expecting it to be cheaper than Intels 1 grand cpu but who knows where Amd is going with this cpu.
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