Solved Need Motherboard For Phenom 9850 Black Editon Tags: Elitegroup Motherboards Phenom Product Last response: August 17, 2009 3:30 AM in Motherboards Share xc_champ_mike August 9, 2009 2:58:33 AM Im building my first PC. reading on the internet i found out there is incompatibility with my mobo and proc which has 780G chipset I have a ECS BLACK SERIES A780GM-A mobo at my house which i guess i cant use supposedly can only support proc's up to 95W TPD i ordered a 9850 phenom x4 black edition wattage is at 125W i ordered 4gb ocz memory ddr2 1066 http://www.compusa.com/applications/searchtools/item-de... i ordered the following case with a 450W power supply (is this enough) http://www.compusa.com/applications/searchtools/item-de... i want to setup raid, and have 3 PCI slots just wondering what i should get for a motherboard thats cheap, and will work for my application also do i neeed a better power supply any recomendations guys? More about : motherboard phenom 9850 black editon Best solution stevensl2 August 9, 2009 5:02:51 AM your PSU should be fine, try an am3 motherboard so future upgrades are available, the phenom x4 are quite slow now. Asus m4a78 Pro or Deluxe will do nicely =) Share xc_champ_mike August 10, 2009 1:49:42 AM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... does anybody have any experience with this motherboard. im just building a budget pc to use for school and music/movies, but it would be nice to upgrade to am3. m 0 l Related resources Help finding motherboard for Phenom x4 9850 black editon - Forum need help overclocking a phenom x4 9850 black edition - Forum Phenom 955 black editon Good?? - Forum AMD Phenom II 965 black editon 100% USAGE!! - Forum I need the stock BIOS clock speed and multiplier for AMD Phenom X4 9850 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer CooLWoLF August 10, 2009 2:19:26 AM I actually emailed ECS with a question about the 95watt TDP support for this very same motherboard. The tech told me 125watt cpu's will work, but (may) reduce the motherboard's lifespan. m 0 l xc_champ_mike August 10, 2009 4:57:12 PM i want to build this this week. like the idea of being able to upgrade to AM3. are there many choices for 125W mobo's. everything i look at only supports 95W. m 0 l xc_champ_mike August 10, 2009 5:00:24 PM do am3 procs support ddr2? m 0 l xc_champ_mike August 10, 2009 5:03:42 PM stevensl2 said:your PSU should be fine, try an am3 motherboard so future upgrades are available, the phenom x4 are quite slow now. Asus m4a78 Pro or Deluxe will do nicely =) i thinks i might try this board it looks promising for my application didnt notice your post and have been scouring the internet for a motherboard when i wish i saw this thanks m 0 l stevensl2 August 17, 2009 3:30:52 AM xc_champ_mike said:i thinks i might try this board it looks promising for my application didnt notice your post and have been scouring the internet for a motherboard when i wish i saw this thanks Haha No problem!, It's only because I myself had the Phenom x4 and Phenom II, with those 2 motherboards and i noticed how the am3 motherboards worked also with the older phenoms m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources What is the best motherboard to run with an amd phenom 9850? Would like something that excepts 8gb of ddr2 I just bought. Forum Phenom X4 9850 Black Edition 3.2Ghz(2009.12.11~current) Forum Overclocking Phenom 9850 Black Edition Forum AMD Phenom 9850 Black Edition running seemingly very hot Forum Decide between Q6600 and Phenom X4 9850 Black Forum Phenom 9850 'Black Edition' @ 2.5Ghz Forum Best compatible motherboard for amd phenom x4 9850 2.5Ghz AM2 9850 Forum Will an AMD Phenom X4 quadcore 9850 work in an AP480C-S/RM motherboard Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II x4 960T Black Edition on Gigabyte GA-MA770-DS3 Motherboard? Forum Phenom 9850 motherboard Forum AM2+ Motherboard For 9850 Phenom Forum Need a good motherboard for Phenom 9950 Black Edition Forum SolvedNeed advice on overclocking AMD phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Forum Advice needed: Phenom 9850 Gaming Rig Forum SolvedMotherboard m4n68tm and processor 550 phenom 2 x2 non black edition how to overclock this cpu ? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !