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Is a AMD Athlon II X4 750K CPU Compatible with my 78lmt-s2p mobo

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November 19, 2013 9:16:28 AM

Is a AMD Athlon II X4 750K CPU Compatible with my 78lmt-s2p mobo? Need some help guys!
Many thanks in advance :) 

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November 19, 2013 9:19:44 AM

Nope. That's an Am3+ motherboard and you need a Fm2 motherboard.
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November 19, 2013 9:27:30 AM

Ah, could you suggest any AMD quad core CPU series' that would fit my board? That are good for mid range gaming?
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November 19, 2013 9:31:38 AM

Why a quad core? You can get the 6 core FX 6300 for about $119. It's the best price/performance cpu on the market.
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November 19, 2013 9:33:32 AM

Oh, I'm not great with PCs haha and am trying upgrade this low range gaming rig, I wasnt aware 6 core was an option, but is that mobo you suggested compatible with my board? :) 
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November 19, 2013 9:35:27 AM

Yes the FX 6300 is compatible. You could also get an 8 core processor if you want to spend the money. The FX 8320 is about $160 and the FX 8350 is usually around $190. Both 8 cores.

Of course there are a few quad core cpus too. The FX 4300 starts at around $95.
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November 19, 2013 9:37:40 AM

Hmm, I may check these out! Thankyou so much btw haha, needed it in time for christmas as Ive been wanting to play planetside 2 and arma iii for ages, thanks!
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November 19, 2013 2:05:40 PM

WillemHD said:
Hmm, I may check these out! Thankyou so much btw haha, needed it in time for christmas as Ive been wanting to play planetside 2 and arma iii for ages, thanks!


Hold on a minute what revision is your motherboard

3.1 revision only supports
up to bulldozer i would recomend checking revision in bios
if this version get phenom 965 as bulldozer crap

4.0
revision only supports bulldozer which wasnt very good

5.0
Final version of motherboard finally supports viresha

fx 6300

revision numbers can be found on motherboard as well as seen in this picture top left of the board

http://www.gigabyte.com/fileupload/product/2/4125/5566_...

bios will need to be updated as well

also if planning to play planet side 2

you could go with a 6 core phenom if your board cant handle fx viresha fx 6300

also you will need

new power supply 600w

660 ti or 7870

depends on your budget feel free to pm my box and i could help find parts cheaply usa or uk were you live ?
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