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CPUz shows wrong socket for AMD CPU

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Last response: in CPUs
October 1, 2009 9:57:10 PM

I build my new pc and I have an AMD Phenom II X4 955.The socket of this CPU is AM3,but CPUz shows AM2+ socket.what should I do to solve this problem?Can updating BIOS solve this annoying problem?my motherboard is MSI 790FX-GD70 .Any help is highly appreciated

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October 1, 2009 10:07:36 PM

Not really important, you know it's AM3.
It's a common issue with CPU-Z, wait for a newer version.
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October 1, 2009 10:12:01 PM

^+1. It's the same to me, but the CPU is AM3 and your board too. The problem is that the CPU-z don't have the lasted sockets.
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October 1, 2009 10:18:36 PM

I have same mobo and processor, same thing happens. Just ignore it its not going to affect anything
October 2, 2009 5:31:22 AM

And I got E5300 set @1.35V, Bios shows 1.31 and CPUZ shows 1.84V