CPU Upgrade for MSI Mainboard Tags: CPUs Platinum MSI Last response: March 25, 2009 9:12 PM in CPUs Share erh March 25, 2009 8:43:20 PM I have a MSI 975X Platinum V.2 MB with a E6600 CPU. I am interested in upgrading the CPU & was wonder what is the fastest CPU that will work in this MB? More about : cpu upgrade msi mainboard erh March 25, 2009 9:04:16 PM This is the motherboard in question: http://www.msicomputer.com/product/p_spec.asp?model=975X_Platinum_V.2_(Limited_Edition) badge a b à CPUs March 25, 2009 9:12:46 PM The Q6800/6700 would be the fastest processors supported with the proper BIOS. OCing the Q6600 to 3GHz.would be the obvious thing to do. http://global.msi.com.tw/index.php?func=prodcpu2&prod_n... Find your MB product page here: http://global.msi.com.tw/index.php?func=downloadindex EDIT: I see you have the 'e' 6600. I have that processor too. Your MB will support 65nm Quads with the right BIOS. I also have the 'Q' 6600 running great in a P965. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumBudget CPU/Mainboard /RAM upgrade for father's PC, to run Win7 64 ForumCPU-Mainboard -Storage ForumMsi gx640 upgrade ForumMSI RECALL PROCEDURE FOR AMD MAINBOARD 700-800-900? ForumCPU / Mainboard Compatability ForumBest Mainboard+CPU Upgrade Forum1.35V Mem sticks and MSI 890FXA-GD70 mainboard ForumNew setup - what mainboard ? ForumMSI Mainboard Warning? ForumSoundproblems with A64 mainboard MSI RS480M2 ForumMSI mainboard MS-6330 Oxnard ver 2.1 KT7 Pro in Gateway co.. ForumMSI KT4V Mainboard and Alarms ForumMultiple symptoms, could this be a mainboard failure? ForumH61 Chipset, Upgrading from Sandy to Ivy Bridge CPU and BIOS upgrade ForumUpgrading from MSI Geforce GTX 660ti ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !