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ASUS BIOS update will let BD run in AM3, if its better then pII x4/x6, COUNT ME IN

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Originally Posted by Tweeky View Post
ASUS First to Provide AM3+ CPU Ready Solution for Current AM3 and Future AM3+ Motherboards

http://www.asus.com/News.aspx?N_ID=6GsoHtkyUhPfSr8p


I hope this is true/comes true, if some BD chip in my M4A89gtd pro will out perform an x4 965 or x6 1090 in games, then I'll do that for sure.

I just built this thing 4 months ago, and the x4 40 is working great for $100, but I want to CF my 6950 2GB, and blast GTA4, Metro 2033,... and the like...INTO OUTER SPACE
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Firstly, where have you been? This is ancient news.

Secondly, if BD doesn't beat Thuban or Deneb X4 even on a crippled mobo, then BD will have failed.

JFYI, GTA IV runs great on my 1090T with my GTX 470, so if your interested in that then Thuban isn't a bad idea anyway
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How old is this news, I missed it completely
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my HD 4670 1gb from xfx gets about 80 FPS max.....
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They were arguing about it for a whole week here! LOL

...probably still would be if the thread hadn't been closed, others had speculated 4 weeks ago.
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