MSI K9A Platinum vs AM2 Phenom Tags: Homebuilt Platinum MSI Phenom Systems Last response: June 3, 2010 4:31 PM in Systems Share poussik May 31, 2010 6:22:16 PM Hi all, Thanks to any of you who can tell me if the mobo MSI K9A Platinum is/is not compatible with AM2 Phenom Quad 9500-9600-9700 series as I intend to buy these 2 to upgrade my old PC components More about : msi k9a platinum am2 phenom tecmo34 a b B Homebuilt system June 3, 2010 4:31:03 PM Based on the information on the MSI website, no Phenom is compatible with your motherboard... http://www.msi.com/index.php?func=prodcpu2&prod_no=259&... It looks like only AM2 CPU's (AMD® Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Athlon FX and Sempron) work and not AM2+ or AM3 CPU's Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumCompatibility MSI K9A PLATINUM ForumCPU upgrade with K9A Platinum Mobo (Help) ForumTom's: Phenom Fails Most AM2 Compatibility Tests ForumMSI K9A Platinum wont post at all!! please help Forum780g motherboards vs . last gen AM2 + motherboards ForumAM2 socket vs AM2 + Forumrecommend an AM2 mobo ForumOld AM2 mobo and phenom compatibility research here ForumCan MB AM2 + use Procie AM3? ForumHybrid Crossfire 780G w/ 3870? Forumx2 3600 better ? ForumPhenom Roadmap for 2008 ForumMSI / Corsair compatability? ForumInternal SATA to SATA transfer speeds at 20Mb/sec... Please Help! ForumHELP!! Trying to buy a motherboard for AM2 ForumWindows won't boot after Motherboard/CPU/RAM change ForumAmd phenom 1055t vs intel i7 860 ForumSpire Thermax Eclipse II compatible with Amd Phenom II x4 955? ForumMsi p55-gd65 setup ForumMSI 785GT-E63--CPU Support More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !