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WILL THIS CPU WORK IN MY MOBO...PLEASE HELP!

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December 25, 2005 2:01:44 PM

Looking to buy a dual core cpu namely a Opteron 165 or 170 for my rig but
will it work on my mobo...I have a Asus A8v deluxe K8T800pro chipset. Looked at Asus support web site a looked up suppoted cpu's it will support the X2 cpu's but didn't say anything on the optey's
I have the latest bios..1017 and currently the 1017 update info is not listed on their site. Does anybody know different?
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December 25, 2005 3:12:43 PM

s939 optys will work in s939 mobos.
December 25, 2005 3:15:39 PM

Rugger is right as always. AMD boards that are 939 pin support all 939 pin chips! Wish other chipmakers took the clue.
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December 25, 2005 3:44:21 PM

but will it be able to use both cores??

and thanks for the info 8)
December 25, 2005 3:48:43 PM

Yes, 100% compatible, but may need to update to current mobo's bios.
December 25, 2005 5:00:14 PM

Thanks bro......knowing is half the battle :p 
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