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Is a AMD Phenom II X4 955 Compatible with my board?

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Hey guys, bit of a newbie question but id really like to be certain before buying, will this be compatible with my board? Thanks alot.
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Yup you shouldn't have any problems.. might need a BIOS update but you can check here..

http://www.msi.com/product/mb/K9A2%2...div=CPUSupport
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Please note that if your board begins with this serial number, 601-7388-010, your board will only support cpu’s of 95 Watt and lower. You cannot connect a CPU of 125 Watt since this will damage your board.

http://www.msi.com/product/mb/K9A2%2...div=CPUSupport
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Thanks alot for the reply guys, and my board is v2 it defo supports 125 watt, although i just remembed after posting about the bios update, iv had major trouble trying to update the bios on this board, OS won't load after the successful flash
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repair bootmgr?
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repair bootmgr?
Hmm how do i go about doing that?

what i have tryed afterwards is resetting the jumper ofc, and making sure all my bios options were the same as before the flash, and a system recovery, but none worked, just get a bsod flash and bootloop as the OS tries to load lol, thanks again.
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arg my brain has ceased,i used to have to do it every couple of months in xp,but only once in win7,lemme google it
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No worries man, appreciate the help alot, current cpu has been holding me back a while now, and i finally got some spare cash to replace, but then theres the blasted bios lol.
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http://lifehacker.com/#!251733/vista...-missing-error

i know what you mean,i suffered a socket 754 single core 2.4 for 5 years until i finally freed up the funds for what i have now,next stop unlocked multiplier!
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