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Old 10-23-2010, 05:26 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Default Re: Can an AMD AM2+ CPU fit an a AM2 mobo socket?

Originally Posted by Hookster264 View Post
Per XFX, they did not continue any support of the 590SLI boards for cpus past the Athlon 64x2 6000. No Phenom based cpu is compatible with the AM2 socket.

However, my brother has an AM2 board made by ASUS and they have updated BIOS that supports many of the AM2+ cpus. They have specific bios updates per cpu you choose.
These are actually custom bios's and the people who use them, use them at their own risk.

Originally Posted by iPROTechman View Post
I have a friend that runs WOW on a single core athlon, a gts 250 and 1gb of ram, no idea how he does it, but I don't think it's your system. Must be something else affecting it.
I was saying something similar in another thread about WoW how i was playing the vanilla on a 1400mhz T-Bird and 9800XT but yet people with faster rigs seem to lag behind now. Word has it that alot of added content or whatever is whats causing the serious slow down.

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