Mother Board + CPU compatibility question Tags: Motherboards CPUs Product Last response: June 5, 2009 12:22 AM in Motherboards Share Imconfused1234 June 5, 2009 12:13:27 AM Hey guys I am making a new gaming rig and have decided to go with Mother Board- GIGABYTE GA-MA790GP-UD4H AM2+/AM2 AMD 790GX HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Now it states in specifications: Supported CPU CPU Socket Type AM2+/AM2 CPU Type Phenom FX / Phenom / Athlon 64 FX / Athlon 64 X2 FSB 2600MHz Hyper Transport (5200 MT/s) The CPU I plan to get is AMD Phenom II X4 940 Deneb 3.0GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM2+ 125W Quad-Core Black Edition Processor - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Now my question is, are these two pieces of hardware compatible with each other? If it is not, or you have any other better suggestions for a motherboard please advise. Thanks a lot for your advice in advance. More about : mother board cpu compatibility question starams5 a b V Motherboard June 5, 2009 12:22:09 AM Hi I These are the GIGABYTE board's that support the AMD Phenom II X4 940, I don't see yours on the list. GA-MA790X-UD3P(rev. 1.0) GA-MA790GP-UD3H(rev. 1.0) GA-MA770-US3(rev. 2.0) GA-MA770-UD3(rev. 2.0) GA-MA74GM-S2H(rev. 2.0) GA-MA74GM-S2(rev. 2.0) GA-MA790X-UD4P(rev. 1.0) GA-MA790FX-UD5P(rev. 1.0) GA-MA78GM-UD2H(rev. 1.0) GA-MA78GPM-UD2H(rev. 1.0) http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Support/Motherboard/CPUSuppo...|-_1322 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMother board replacement original CPU issues Forumnvidia 590 mother board with Core 2 Quad compatibility ForumCompatibility mother board processor ForumIs it mother Board 's problem ForumAm3 processor can damage mother board support only am2? ForumCan't get to POST with new Mother Board with HDD connected ForumMother board compatibility on my system and motherboard help ForumIs it hard to change processor on a mother board ForumLooking for the best CPU upgrade for my mother board ForumIntel? AMD? Which Mother Board is better or...? ForumAsus M3N78-VM Mother Board . ForumMother board help ? :( ForumMother board or CPU ? ForumASUS P4S533 Mother Board ForumCPU , and mother board ForumBudget mother board for I5 650 ForumRecommend me a graphic card for my Mother board ? ForumMother Board that avails AMD Athlon 64 bit Dual Core ForumP7h57, i5-760 and 2x8gb More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !