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hi just to add a bit more to this the Bulldozer module itself goes by the name Orochi right????

well lets take a look at these screenies first one from a previous CH4 Formula BIOS and one from the 3012 AM3+ test bios i have installed on mine



and mine

notice the name of the module version, this looks like it is the bulldozer Bootstrap that AMD has supplied ASUS named as OrochiPI instead of AGESA

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AGESA
Edited by Dynomutt - 3/28/11 at 8:33pm
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Hey DMutt could you post them both so they're easier to compare? That second pic isn't coming up the same size as the 1st one.

Oooooohhhh niiiiiiiiiice

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Hey DMutt could you post them both so they're easier to compare? That second pic isn't coming up the same size as the 1st one.

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really dont know how to make them same I pinched the first pic from another site but had to uplaod the other one myself to some free image host, its a clicky link pic

edit@ sorted it lol
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really dont know how to make them same I pinched the first pic from another site but had to uplaod the other one myself to some free image host, its a clicky link pic

edit@ sorted it lol
Go to the bottom of the Reply box(the full one), click "manage attachments", paste your link the URL box that comes up(but leave off the [url] tags and upload.

It will post at the bottom of your post and before the sig like this...

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I just built my rig about 4 months ago, and skimped on the CPU, PSU size, and cooler, so that I could get it running, and retire my P4.

So I was going to get a x6 1090 (or x4 965)

But if ASUS has managed to get the BD chips to work on MY MB with a BIOS flash....thats GREAT

I'm going to start saving now for something.
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Some day soon I'm going to take out my CPU to re-apply some TIM, and check if the socket has the extra pin hole that some are talking of maybe being some type of "AM3b" and ASUS planning ahead.

And if the BD doesn't end up working, at least I'll still hopefully get a better price on a 965 or 1090.
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lol we use chipset here. I would never call my PC a dator
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Some day soon I'm going to take out my CPU to re-apply some TIM, and check if the socket has the extra pin hole that some are talking of maybe being some type of "AM3b" and ASUS planning ahead.

And if the BD doesn't end up working, at least I'll still hopefully get a better price on a 965 or 1090.
Stock Extreme boards on down the AM3 list are ALL of them AM3 sockets. I think Patriot boards came with AM3b. But Asus were well into their run when they got the Engineering Spec Bulldozer. Gigabyte were already finished with theirs and MSi were in the same position as Asus I believe. Bulldozer CPUs' cover 4 to 8 core CPUs' as well. I posted this information in the Bulldozer thread. And am once again posting in it thinking I'm in the Crosshair F/E Club.

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My Crosshair IV Formula has a white socket labelled Socket AM3 (941) so definitely nothing of this AM3b. Still, along with my motherboard revision (bought in January 2011 - revision 1.02G) and serial number, Asus happily confirmed I'll be able to use AM3+ CPUs on it with a simple BIOS update!
    
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