Ecs mcp61pm am dual core am2 motherboard compatible CPUs


I have a ECS MCP61PM-AM AM2 Motherboard. I currenty have a AMD 64X2 4000+ 2.1Ghz CPU installed. I just tried to install an AMD 64X2 5600+ 2.9 Ghz and my system went nuts.

Now, after VERY EXTENSIVE research, I've discovered that the 5600+, although advertised as an AM2 socket, is actually an "AM2+" socket.

Which "AVAILABLE" AMD 64 X2 CPU's are compatible with my motherboard?
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  1. Thats weird because according to the specs for the board it should work did you try updating the bios if there is one.
  2. Theoretically AM2+ and AM3 processors are compatible with AM2 socket. But there are other limitations like bios support and chipset support. Like SAAIELLO said, update your bios.
  3. I updated my BIOS and I'm still getting a system freeze, but only with the new CPU, after boot, after windows vista loads.

    The error message: Digital Cable Device Registration Application Has Stopped Working

    Problem Signature:
    Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
    Application Name: ehPrivJob.exe
    Application Version: 6.060001.18000

    Is this related to a Media Center problem?
    IF so, what's the fix?
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