WILL MOBO MCP61PM-GM SUPPORT PHENOM X4 9850 Tags: CPUs Support Phenom AMD Processors Last response: April 21, 2011 2:37 PM in CPUs Share Anonymous a b à CPUs December 31, 2010 11:47:54 PM Will a mobo MCP61PM-GM support the AMD Phenom X4 9850 processor? More about : mobo mcp61pm support phenom 9850 omnisome a b à CPUs December 31, 2010 11:56:18 PM It should do, it depends whether the BIOS is capable of backwards compatability. Generally AM3 is backward compatable with AM2+ processors. m 0 l jj463rd a b à CPUs January 1, 2011 12:18:51 AM Which MCP61PM-GM motherboard from ECS or is it a Gateway (and Emachines version) ? Gateway states that it is a AM2 type motherboard http://support.gateway.com/s/MOTHERBD/Shared/4006254R/4... Look under specifications http://support.gateway.com/s/MOTHERBD/Shared/4006254R/4... "Supports AMD® AM2 Socket K8 Athlon™ 64 X2, Athlon™ 64, Athlon™ FX, and Sempron™ processors under 89 watt power consumption" No AM2+ nor AM3+ CPU is listed as supported plus the Phenom X4 9850 is a 125 watt TDP CPU clearly above the 89 watts TDP stated (although they incorrectly stated 89 watt power consumption). Video ----------Integrated NVIDIA® GeForce® 6150SE graphics Chipset-------- nForce 430 Network Chip type ----- Integrated Realtek RTL8201N 10/100 MB LAN m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Mr Ogre April 21, 2011 2:37:11 PM I too am wanting to upgrade my CPU in the same system. According to EMachines/Gateway the socket is an AM2, but AMD (as well as my CPU-Z) says it's an AM3 socket. So which is it? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Looking for supported CPU on MOBO MCP61PM-GM Forum SolvedUpgrades from AMD Phenom X4 9850BE Forum Does my mobo support Phenom II x4 945 ? Forum how much more performance would I get from upgrading a phenom x4 9850 to a phenom ii x6 1055 Forum help overclocking a amd phenom x4 9850 Forum Just overclocked my phenom x4 9850 and it seems to good to be true Forum SolvedNostalgia bout my old amd phenom x4 9850 BE!!! Forum need help overclocking a phenom x4 9850 black edition Forum SolvedI need the stock BIOS clock speed and multiplier for AMD Phenom X4 9850 Forum I have a hp compaq 5850 short form, with a Nvidia Geforce 610, and a AMD Phenom X4 9850 Processor, My Nvidia graphics card has Forum SolvedHelp finding motherboard for Phenom x4 9850 black editon Forum AMD Phenom X4 9850 Compatibility Forum AMD Phenom x4 9850 Forum I want to put a phenom x4 9850 in my pegatron M2N78-LA Forum AMD Phenom X4 9850 BE issue Forum Best compatible motherboard for amd phenom x4 9850 2.5Ghz AM2 9850 Forum Will an AMD Phenom X4 quadcore 9850 work in an AP480C-S/RM motherboard Forum Is Phenom II X4 945 a good upgrade from 9850 Forum Phenom II x2 555 BE vs Phenom I x4 9850 Forum Using an AMD X4 620, thinking about the AMD Phenom X4 9850 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !