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Quick question about mobo

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Last response: in Motherboards
November 12, 2010 7:04:14 AM

hey guys
this is my motherboard

i was wondering if its able to support the new HD 6870 or HD 6850 graphics card without problem
since i need to upgrade my BIOS in order for my mobo to support the new CPU

sorry if this question sounds weird, im pretty noobie to this

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a b V Motherboard
November 12, 2010 8:54:01 AM

An AM2 motherboard? Well, you should worry more about the bottleneck instead. IMO, as long as the mobo supports PCI express cards, then it definitely will support the 6850. But using an obsolete platform for the latest GPU is like installing a turbo on a 1000cc car. It will run, but not at its peak potential.

My advice, upgrade to a newer platform if you're planning on using the 6850. But if you still insist, a simple video driver update and confirmation that your current PSU is up for it are the two things you need to do.

Hope it helps! :D