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Old 07-02-2010, 09:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am getting a A785GMH with an Athlon II X4 630. The problem is the motherboard says it supports it after 1.10 update. How does that work?

Please explain, I don't want to have to buy another CPU just to upgrade and then put my good one in.
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Old 07-03-2010, 05:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: CPU isn't supported until update

it sounds just like it says...

you either need another CPU to update the BIOS
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buy a different motherboard that the Athlon II X4 630 supports out of the box
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buy a different CPU that the A785GMH supports out of the box.
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That's just ridiculous.
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Ridiculous or not it is a fact. That board came out before the Athlon II line, so the BIOS on it does not recognize the Athlon II's.

This board however, will recognize and run an Athlon II x4 right out of the box:
Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
Same price, BTW.
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Thanks man, that looks like a good mobo, has everything I need. I'm going to consider that one, thanks a lot man.
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