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Windows 7: will new cpu work with current mtherboard

17 Aug 2009   #31
Gilly

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by squonksc View Post
Nope, the guy is an idiot.

Just go a bit back to my post about specifics for am2, am2+ and am3.

Am2+ = 940 socket (940 holes) and can receive a AM3(938 pins) processor.

The other way around is not possible. Am2+ processors do not fit on an AM3 mainboard.


The question if your mainboard will work with the AM3 CPU, only depends on if the BIOS supports it or not.

You need to get a smarter guy on the phone at Acer's.

greetz
his excuse was he uses intel

ill ring them back tomorrow and hopefully get a more knowledgable guy



...so it would fit the am3 cpu on a 940 socket . aslong as bios supports it

the guy at acer said hes never heard of socket 940

ive not either but dont get paid to give advise ..pshhhhhh


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17 Aug 2009   #32
Gilly

 

AMD Phenomâ„¢ Model Number and Feature Comparisons

look at the 9150e at bottom of chart

heres absolute proof its AM2+...



not that i ever doubted ure wisdom
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17 Aug 2009   #33
Gilly

 

no, thats my current cpu 9150e so i know my motherboard is 100% am2+ compatiible ,right,

thus like you said aslong as the bios supports the am3 cpu it will work

you must have misunderstood my previous post ....
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17 Aug 2009   #34
Antman

 

Cockroachsniperbot deployed. Telemetry down. Recall pending.

Don't sit near a window.
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17 Aug 2009   #35
Gilly

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
Cockroachsniperbot deployed. Telemetry down. Recall pending.

Don't sit near a window.
thank you for ure helpful input ,that in my mind, is gonna be the most helpful advise that ive had had in the whole topic .....


no seriously gtfo










just kidding man
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17 Aug 2009   #36
SquonkSC

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gilly View Post
no, thats my current cpu 9150e so i know my motherboard is 100% am2+ compatiible ,right,

thus like you said aslong as the bios supports the am3 cpu it will work

you must have misunderstood my previous post ....
Ok, glad we understood each other. I'll delete my post.
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