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Will other manufactures have a AM3+ BIOS update?
I don't see how Asus boards are so different than any other,unless AMD gave only them permission to.
From what I gather, MSi also will have some sort of BIOS update for AM3 platforms. I couldn't tell you which ones however.

Gigabyte probably already had their boards in production when AMD gave them their Bulldozer Prototype so they chose to finish the production run and deal with it completely with their AM3+ run.

The lines that Asus has highlighted as capable of AM3+ features is pretty small actually. Only 8 boards look like they are able to handle an AM3+ CPU. The M4A89GTD Pro being the cutoff point. And it looks like they've started their production run on the M5A series which will be AM3+.

I'm basing the information for Asus on their Advertisment that was put out by Asus(Taiwan) which is pretty much their HQ. Which you can click on the ImageLink I've provided here:



Hope it clears some things up.And please keep in mind that Asus cannot break their NDA by stating "Bulldozer". If they do AMD has them by the short and curlies.

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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post
From what I gather, MSi also will have some sort of BIOS update for AM3 platforms. I couldn't tell you which ones however.

Gigabyte probably already had their boards in production when AMD gave them their Bulldozer Prototype so they chose to finish the production run and deal with it completely with their AM3+ run.

The lines that Asus has highlighted as capable of AM3+ features is pretty small actually. Only 8 boards look like they are able to handle an AM3+ CPU. The M4A89GTD Pro being the cutoff point. And it looks like they've started their production run on the M5A series which will be AM3+.

I'm basing the information for Asus on their Advertisment that was put out by Asus(Taiwan) which is pretty much their HQ. Which you can click on the ImageLink I've provided here:



Hope it clears some things up.And please keep in mind that Asus cannot break their NDA by stating "Bulldozer". If they do AMD has them by the short and curlies.

~Ceadder
Thank you for the info!
Lol,I knew i should have went for the M4A89GTD Pro ....oh well it's good that Gigabyte would have AM3+ boards ready to go.
Edited by Heavy MG - 3/21/11 at 1:10am
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I am so pleased right now!
My Crosshair IV makes me proud like ten times a week. Awesome motherboard.
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And YET...
And yet, the webpage with that info has been pulled by Asus
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I still think it's awesome that AMD continues to make sockets relevant for as long as possible. I simply remembered hearing that and thought I would mention. Maybe to keep someone from buying a board now just for Bulldozer later.
what happened to quad core for socket 939?


That is one of the reasons I left AMD.
    
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And yet, the webpage with that info has been pulled by Asus
No it wasn't. Just stop. I've posted it all day and it's not once failed to load. My god man let it go already. You said this earlier in the other thread.

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Only 6 current AM3 motherboards will have BD support, The M5 series are motherboards that use a true AM3+ socket with the 800 series chipset.
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Have been trying to get the 3012 BIOS for the M4A89GTD Pro NON USB3 for days. The link you gave Ceadderman takes me to the M4A89GTD Pro product page then i make my way to the BIOS section where yesterday i found BIOS 190x (x=2 i think..).

But when i tried it just the BIOS section is dead (won't load!). Kind of mad at ASUS now you said in the AM3+ support list that my MoBo (M4A89GTD Pro) WOULD be compatable with BD with BIOS 3012..... It just seems you didn't bother to add/upload it yet (but all the others got 3012??) and even the 190x BIOS is gone now??? What gives.

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Somebody doesn't like to read official statements by companies that know more about AM3+ CPUs than we do

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And yet, the webpage with that info has been pulled by Asus
No it hasn't:
http://event.asus.com/2011/mb/AM3_PLUS_Ready/

Geez these people are being annoying. It's like if you have two red trucks out in the parking lot and you say to them "There are two red trucks" and they say "No, there aren't any trucks in this parking lot". You even get in the trucks and drive them around and they continue to disagree with you, while they're inside one of them.

You guys really need to quit trolling, and maybe your lifespan on OCN will last longer and people might start taking you seriously.
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Have been trying to get the 3012 BIOS for the M4A89GTD Pro NON USB3 for days. The link you gave Ceadderman takes me to the M4A89GTD Pro product page then i make my way to the BIOS section where yesterday i found BIOS 190x (x=2 i think..).

But when i tried it just the BIOS section is dead (won't load!). Kind of mad at ASUS now you said in the AM3+ support list that my MoBo (M4A89GTD Pro) WOULD be compatable with BD with BIOS 3012..... It just seems you didn't bother to add/upload it yet (but all the others got 3012??) and even the 190x BIOS is gone now??? What gives.

Thanx.
Grab the BIOS from the Crosshair IV Formula. I know that it's still up and as it says in the Advertisement they're all 3012. Doubtful there is any difference in them. But I wouldn't flash it over right this minute because Bulldozer isn't yet available and that's the nearest AM3+ that we've got coming out as it is. Some people have lost some RAM function while others have been in their BIOS and they've found an extra feature there.

Best to give Asus time.

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