Is this processor compatible?

By AC1234
Sep 24, 2013
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  1. Athlon 64 x2 4200+ with a Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS

    If its not what would be a good motherboard thats compatible?
  2. fimbles

    fimbles TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 1,232   +119

    The Athlon will not work with that motherboard as it is socket AM3+

    You need a socket AM2 board, Or an AM2+.


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