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AM2 motherboard, cpu support

Last response: in Motherboards
May 25, 2010 12:05:41 PM

Hi all,

I have a standard MSI AM2 - K9AGM2 motherboard. I'm looking for a new cpu for this board. Now I have found the Athlon II x2 245 to be a decent match, however the MSI website shows no support or lack of for this board. My question is will this CPU work with the motherboard? Thanks!

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May 25, 2010 12:37:21 PM

It has to be an am2+ board to be supported.

I'd aim for an athlon x2 6000+ or so instead. You can get a decent 2.7-3ghz dualcore that'll last quite a while unless you're playing modern warfare while encoding a blueray movie. And chances are you can oc it using the stock cooler.
May 25, 2010 1:27:57 PM

Best answer selected by gamer282.