Q9650 and P5N32-E SLI Plus

By Captain828
Aug 20, 2009
  1. Hey guys,

    I'm planning to upgrade from my E6600 to a Quad Core Q9650, but according to the P5N32-E SLi PLUS page none of the Q9xxx series are supported, yet I've heard and seen many people using a Q9550 on this board. ASUS VIP forums also confirmed it.

    What I would want to know is if anyone has used a Q9650 on this board.
    My current BIOS ver. is 1301.

    Thx in advance!
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Why do you want to change? What improvements do you expect?
    Most are disappointed.
  3. Captain828

    Captain828 TS Guru Topic Starter Posts: 287   +10

    Disappointed? on the CPU or the Mobo?

    I do video encoding every now and then and feel the need for a more powerful CPU.
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