Asus m2n-e SLI & AMD Phenom II X6 Six Core 1055T 2.80GHz

By Ollie30001 · 5 replies
Aug 2, 2010
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  1. altight all?

    im looking to do a fairly cheap upgrade but i am unsure if the CPU mentioned in the title would work with the motherboard?
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,155   +458

    According to the Asus website, that processor is not supported by that motherboard. Click here: Asus
  3. Alster37

    Alster37 TS Maniac Posts: 290

    woundn't a bios update fix that mailpup? I mean im suprised mine can support a six core.
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,155   +458

    In theory it could but no BIOS is offered on the Asus website to enable support for that processor.

    Your Gigabyte board does offer a BIOS revision to support the Phenom II X6.
  5. Alster37

    Alster37 TS Maniac Posts: 290

    Im in the same situation here but mines a am2+ board. Im fitting a phenom x4 965 instead of a hexa core saving £100. You could do the same but get a new motherboard to support that processor. If that sounds like a good idea on your part il happily help you choose you new mobo.
  6. Lethal Larry

    Lethal Larry TS Rookie

    you managed to find a Phenom 965??!?
    That's the chip I was planning to get - totally unavailable so I had to settle for the Athlon II X4 635....
    I have the same mobo, btw...

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