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Quote:
Originally Posted by eclipseaudio4 View Post
How about this?
Yep, there is the proof that they broke the NDA with AMD. FYI, that BIOS was released and some had tried it already against Asus's warnings.
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Originally Posted by Obakemono View Post
Yep, there is the proof that they broke the NDA with AMD. FYI, that BIOS was released and some had tried it already against Asus's warnings.
And may you tell me whats written in that NDA that doesn't allow ASUS to claim that AM3+ CPUs are capable of running in an AM3 socket ?

P.s. Hard proof would be best, even better would be the whole NDA.
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Yep, there is the proof that they broke the NDA with AMD.
Erm... no. They said this weeks ago.
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gigabyte has am3+ mobos listed on their site
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Maybe that extra pin is for 140w CPUs or for backwards compatibility with future (AM4?) CPUs. I'm pretty sure Asus wouldn't just do a formal press release without some pretty solid information on what the Bulldozer pin layout looks like. AMD on the other hand stands to gain chipset sales by not supporting Bulldozer on AM3, so it makes sense that they would purposely remove the support.
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post #27 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by geoxile View Post
Are you suggesting that...

WE WERE USING AM3+ BOARDS TEH ENTIRE TIME?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1Y73sPHKxw
LOL. good stuff . i wonder if the 890FXE can run bulldozer as well.
Edited by Spicy61 - 3/28/11 at 4:36am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Scorpion87 View Post
And may you tell me whats written in that NDA that doesn't allow ASUS to claim that AM3+ CPUs are capable of running in an AM3 socket ?

P.s. Hard proof would be best, even better would be the whole NDA.
Asus clammed up about the whole news release, and they are not saying anything about it anymore.
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post #29 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by Obakemono View Post
Asus clammed up about the whole news release, and they are not saying anything about it anymore.


Why do they need to? Its still on their website and it's pretty self explantory:

http://event.asus.com/2011/mb/AM3_PLUS_Ready/

Bulldozer is compatible with AM3 following bios update

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post #30 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by geoxile View Post
Are you suggesting that...

WE WERE USING AM3+ BOARDS TEH ENTIRE TIME?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1Y73sPHKxw
Lmao +1.
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