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will a socket 940 opteron fit a socket 939 mobo?

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will a socket 940 opteron fit a socket 939 mobo
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Quote:
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no.

any reasons to why?
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More pins.

Socket 940 has 940 pin slots while the 939 socket has 939.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT;12906681 
no.

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It may fit in a AM2/AM2+ mobo, because it is a 940 pin socket.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT;12906700 
More pins.

Socket 940 has 940 pin slots while the 939 socket has 939.

This man is a genius.


But I'm pretty sure you can just cut one of the pins off and you'll be good
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post #8 of 14
No

not even if you cut a pin off,

S940 Opterons need ECC registered memory, S939 uses non ECC unregistered memory

also will not work in an AM2/+/3 board neither as S940 uses only DDR1 memory

there are S939 Opterons, I have a Opteron 175 and 4gb DDR1 sitting in a DFI NF4 mobo collecting dust
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dynomutt;12908797 
No

not even if you cut a pin off,

S940 Opterons need ECC registered memory, S939 uses non ECC unregistered memory

also will not work in an AM2/+/3 board neither as S940 uses only DDR1 memory

there are S939 Opterons, I have a 175 and 4gb DDR1 sitting in a DFI NF4 mobo collecting dust

you want to sell that nf4?
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Originally Posted by vspec;12908852 
you want to sell that nf4?

I have been considering it but my daughters Laptop is slowly dying, think im just gonna buy a new case and graphics card for it so she can use it, although i have heard you can get a good price for the parts i have on the bay, well the ram and CPU anyway, I will give it some more considerations

specifically its the DFI NF4 SLI-DR
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