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Whats the latest news on BD working on my MB after BIOS update
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Huh?

I'm not really into this, but as far as I know BD will only work on AM3+ and AM3 chips will work on AM3+.
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Huh?

I'm not really into this, but as far as I know BD will only work on AM3+ and AM3 chips will work on AM3+.
http://event.asus.com/2011/mb/AM3_PLUS_Ready/

MSI is doing it too I think.
Dunno how a simple bios update will allow it to work.
    
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http://event.asus.com/2011/mb/AM3_PLUS_Ready/

MSI is doing it too I think.
Dunno how a simple bios update will allow it to work.
Oh, interesting, wasn't aware of that. In that case I wouldn't worry OP. Even if the option happens to cease, you can complain and get a new board. Assuming your board was advertised with AM3+ compability.
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the bios is listed for your mobo on asus website. so i'm thinking we're safe. i seen gigabyte is kinda of screwed though.there putting new sockets on the boards.hope someone else knows more on this.
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Oh, interesting, wasn't aware of that. In that case I wouldn't worry OP. Even if the option happens to cease, you can complain and get a new board. Assuming your board was advertised with AM3+ compability.
hopefully gigabyte does it
    
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Originally Posted by Shomiyamu! View Post
http://event.asus.com/2011/mb/AM3_PLUS_Ready/

MSI is doing it too I think.
Dunno how a simple bios update will allow it to work.
I agree with the last part,though no one knows for sure. Asus,MSI,and other motherboard manufactures are either doing it for sales,or they have info from AMD that AM3 does support BD. It's all a confusing mess right now,AMD needs to clear this up ASAP.
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I agree with the last part,though no one knows for sure. Asus,MSI,and other motherboard manufactures are either doing it for sales,or they have info from AMD that AM3 does support BD. It's all a confusing mess right now,AMD needs to clear this up ASAP.
AMD has made their position very clear and it has never changed. Bulldozer Cpu's will be supported on AM3+ motherboards ONLY. Just look at the Bulldozer sticky and look at JF-AMD posts about this question.
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AMD has made their position very clear and it has never changed. Bulldozer Cpu's will be supported on AM3+ motherboards ONLY. Just look at the Bulldozer sticky and look at JF-AMD posts about this question.
AMD has no say in what Asus can do
    
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