Upgraded my CPU, not recognized by BIOS ? Tags: CPUs BIOS Processors Last response: April 3, 2010 9:40 PM in CPUs Share CBMontreal April 3, 2010 9:02:31 PM Hello. I went from an Athlon X2 5200 2.7 GHz to a Phenom II X3 720 BE a few days ago. I'm using a ECS A780GM-A motherboard. The bios doesn't recognize the processor ( AMD Unknown Processor Model) That said, this board is AM3 ready ( which means it wasn't originaly planned to be used with AM3) Will flashing the bios to the latest one fix this ? Everything works fine, just that this annoys me a little. This is what i bought http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... More about : upgraded cpu recognized bios saaiello a c 133 à CPUs April 3, 2010 9:09:10 PM As long as the operating system knows what it is then it really doesn't matter. Have you checked CPU-z from windows to make sure it see it right? According to my list it says you need bios 09/11/23 Henry Chinaski a b à CPUs April 3, 2010 9:09:18 PM Update bios. http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Products/ProductsDetai... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer CBMontreal April 3, 2010 9:40:38 PM My computer reports AMD Processor Model Unknown (Stock Speed 2.8GHz). DXDiag reports AMD Processor Model Unknown (3CPUS) ~2.8GHz CPU-Z Reports AMD Phenom II (Specification : AMD Processor Model Unknown 3 Cores, 2.8 GHz. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBios not recognizing ram after CPU upgrade ForumWin7 64bit won't load ~ Bios ? ~ HDD Not Recognized Forumcpu not recognized , upgrade phen ii x 465 then switched to old cpu , still not r ForumLarge SATA drives not recognized by BIOS ForumCPU fan not recognized properly ForumUpgraded CPU ForumP8P67Pro - upgraded BIOS , cannot boot Windows ForumOld notebook bios not recognizing all memory ForumUpgraded CPU Failure - Please Help! [Socket 775 Intel] ForumAMD Dual Core not recognized on Biostar NF4ST-A9 - No BIOS update available, tr ForumHow do I get the CPU speed recognized ? ForumWindows XP fail - Upgraded CPU ForumUpgraded CPU but windows 98 freezes ForumUpgraded CPU - now won't boot ForumNew ram not recognized in xp but is in bios ForumAfter cpu upgrade bios wont boot ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumHELP - CPU fan is in the way of the PSU ForumCPU and Case FAN spinning to fast ForumAMD CPU configuration BIOS options More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !