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Asrock K10N78hSLI-GLAN

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May 21, 2010 12:28:24 PM

Hi,
I currently have a AMD Athlon 64 x2 +5600 proc on a Asrock K10N78hSLI-GLAN motherboard.I would like to buy a AMD Athlon x4 but i dont know if my motherboard can run it. I cannot find the Athlon x4 in the CPU support list but on the site it shows that this mobo is AM3 ready. So what could happen if I put an Athlon x4 in the CPU socket?

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May 21, 2010 2:32:54 PM

Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum.

I check the CPU support list, and that mobo only support the following AM3 CPUs:

1- Phenom II X4 925 Rev. C2
2- Phenom II X4 910 Rev. C2
3- Phenom II X4 810 Rev. C2
4- Phenom II X4 805 Rev. C2
5- Phenom II X3 720 Rev. C2

So, the Athlon II X4 isn't in the list that means that isn't supported.
May 21, 2010 7:52:06 PM

I know about that but what happens if i put an Athlon x4 in the socket? It wont work or... it's going to blow up :pt1cable:  . Im curious about that.
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May 21, 2010 7:56:25 PM

It won't work. Ur fans start without problems and everything seems fine but ur rig never boot.
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