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Hi all,

First time poster as ive read people with similar issues on here but never for the motherboard ive got.

Recently installed a AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Processsor, I have an Asus/Acer EM61SM Motherboard and its not recognising the processor at all.

From what ive read I need to update Bios as my version is 2006, ive been on loads of websites and cant find anything to update with, could anyone help me ?

Information below from CPU-Z





Many Thanks
post #2 of 8
But you have a CPUz screenshot of your cpu??? Its right there...
    
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But in the spec box ? Any windows doesnt recognise it either as you can see below -


Edited by mymassivegaragesaleonline - 3/10/11 at 4:28pm
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But in the spec box ? Any windows doesnt recognise it either.
you just need to do a bios update.
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What spec box?

Edit: I see it. Yeah you probably just need a BIOS update. Your mobo might be a bit old though. I wouldn't worry about it unless it's preventing you from being able to use it.
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How do I complete a Bios update, ive been on acer and asus websites and I cant see any mention of my motherboard.
post #7 of 8
It is a 6000+ Dual core. They were the second fastest of all the last Dual core Athlon 64s.

This one came in a Black edition and was good for about 3.4 Ghz. 1 mhz L2 cash for each core. Nice. And very fast. it was a powerhouse in the day. 800 Mhz DDr2 speed. Concidered a AM2 board processor.

any way it is a Foxxconn board and I think it is in this family.

Asus/Acer EM61SM Motherboard
Edited by Enigma8750 - 3/10/11 at 4:41pm
    
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The processor TDP may be too high for this motherboard.
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