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Originally Posted by ht_addict View Post
I emailed MSI for clarification. Its only the revisions of the boards with the black socket that will work.
Care to share us the email? Just copy & paste, you can edit out our email address if you'd like.

Curious because I'm considering getting an 890GXM-G65 or a 890FXA-GD65 here soon, both of which say they support AM3+ via a bios update but I haven't heard anything from MSI regarding black socket revisions.
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post #42 of 50
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I think they will block the bios to avoid that workaround .
they already have a update that supposedly supports it.
i have already updated to it. although i have no plans on putting one in my board.
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I'm getting all of these ambivalent wishy-washy messages from Biostar about this. I REALLY hope they support BD with their existing AM3 boards.
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"with no extra expenses" is this case is not the right word since we have to buy the bulldozer cpu itself don't we?
    
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I'm getting all of these ambivalent wishy-washy messages from Biostar about this. I REALLY hope they support BD with their existing AM3 boards.
I've heard from a member here on OCN they will, but when I contacted support they said they won't release an AM3+ bios boards.

And a rep on another forum said he hasn't heard anything from Biostar HQ about this but will post when he finds out.

What he did confirm though is Biostar is releasing new AM3+ boards around the time of Bulldozer's release/Computex 2011.

But that doesn't mean they WONT release a bios either.
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post #46 of 50
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Care to share us the email? Just copy & paste, you can edit out our email address if you'd like.

Curious because I'm considering getting an 890GXM-G65 or a 890FXA-GD65 here soon, both of which say they support AM3+ via a bios update but I haven't heard anything from MSI regarding black socket revisions.
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I would kill if they would support BD on the MSI NF980-G65 but it wont happen.
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Well, I just flashed my MSI 890FXA-GD70 BIOS to A7640AMS.190. No issues, yet. I just need a Bulldozer CPU to verify.
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post #49 of 50
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Well that sucks, because I been wanting to get a new board here and had the 890GXM-G65 and 890FXA-GD65 in my wish list. Don't wanna buy it if I need a black socket and have no guarantee of getting one.

Looks like I'll just wait longer.
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I'm pretty sure mine wasn't a black socket, and the black socket thing is just a wild rumor. Otherwise MSI would have different revisions of the motherboard on their website. I just flashed the BIOS to v1.9 and no problems still using my 1090T.
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