GA-MA790X-UD4 question Tags: Gigabyte Phenom Motherboards Last response: February 4, 2010 1:41 PM in Motherboards Share brumshine February 4, 2010 12:06:53 AM Will the GA-MA790X-UD4 work with my Phenom II X2? More about : ma790x ud4 question aford10 a b V Motherboard February 4, 2010 12:42:05 AM Yes, they are backwards compatible. However, with that board you won't be able to utilize the DDR3 memory controller. bilbat a c 177 V Motherboard February 4, 2010 1:24:36 AM CPU support list is here: http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Support/Motherboard/CPUSuppo... Memory support list, here: http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/FileList/MemorySupport/mothe... ...attention to the note in RED... Related resources GA-MA790X-UD4 boot issues - Forum Unlock AMD Phenom II X2 550 BE /* with* / Asus M4A785TD-V EVO - Forum Questions - Phenom X4 system for web/graphic student/freelancer - Forum SSD and AHCI Issue - Forum What to upgrade and should I overclock? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer brumshine February 4, 2010 1:20:29 PM Thanks for the responses... DDR3 memory controller... Do you mean that DDR3 won't work? Here's what I bought. Sunbeam CR-CCTF 120 mm Core-Contact Freezer CPU Cooler W/TX-2 - Retail GIGABYTE GA-MA790XT-UD4P AM3 DDR3 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive (2) SAPPHIRE 100245HDMI Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Retail OCZ Platinum 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model OCZ3P1333LV4GK - Retail And the previously mentioned processor... aford10 a b V Motherboard February 4, 2010 1:27:39 PM No, the first motherboard you mentioned wouldn't work with DDR3. It's a good switch. The new one you've picked will. brumshine February 4, 2010 1:34:10 PM aford, you're the bomb. Quite bad ass! aford10 a b V Motherboard February 4, 2010 1:41:57 PM brumshine said:aford, you're the bomb. Quite bad ass! thanks Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumWhat to change other than multiplier to increase memory speed to 1200 ForumWater cooling Forum2 x Gecube hd 4850 512 mb crossfire help! Forum4pin molex fans? which fan to buy? ForumThe Short List: the Best Gaming Videocards for the money ForumK9A2 CF (MS-7388) v1.X ForumFinal List - First build! ForumNeed compatibility advice ForumBuilding a new gaming system ForumHow is this build?? ForumNew comp build ForumAMD PhenomII X3 710(720BE) 3core --> 4core PhenomII X4 920 More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !