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Will a 3ghz dual core work in this motherboard??

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February 23, 2010 3:54:17 PM

Will this Processor
(http://www.amazon.co.uk/AMD-Athlon-Cache-Dual-Processor...)
Work in this motherboard (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Gigabyte-Motherboard-Phenom-Soc...)?

I'm planning on getting both but am a tad confused on which processors can go in which sockets, so some clarification would be a great help!

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February 23, 2010 4:02:54 PM

I wouldn't chance it; the motherboard only has official support for Athlon and Phenom not phenom II and athlon II. It's an old motherboard. Although, theoretically it should work since the Athlon II will work in AM2, AM2+ and AM3. I would suggest you get a good AM2+ motherboard.
February 23, 2010 6:20:27 PM

Fair enough. I've also been looking at the Gigabyte GA-M52L-S3P mobo and that seems to have AM2+ socket. Now I just need to see if the planned kit will fit in my stock dell case. So far it's not looking good. :S Cheers though!
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February 23, 2010 9:04:49 PM

darkjuggalo2000 said:
look on newegg for your parts man.....

www.newegg.com

He looks to me like he's from the UK considering those were UK sites he linked.
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February 23, 2010 9:12:07 PM

darkjuggalo2000 said:
oh they dont ship to uk?



Just to the US.
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February 23, 2010 10:03:06 PM

They have a separate site for Canada, but nothing for the UK.
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