Can L2 AMD cache run on a motherboard that uses a L3 AMD cache?
I need to know because I am trying to build a computer on a limited budget and it would be really nice to know if I could run a L2 cache processor on a L3 cached motherboard.
I'm not completely sure I understand the question but I think I can help. When determining if a CPU will work with a particular motherboard, the only thing that matter is the socket type. A motherboard does not have L2 or L3 cache. Cache is located on the processor and not the motherboard.
Ignore any mention the cache on it thats not a good way to checking compatibility, the board will work with the CPU, take a look at the CPU support list for the board on the asus site, it actually supports EVERY Athlon II and Phenom II processor http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=ef0qgvMIwOUagAVl
I checked your link and several others and I don't see anywhere that is states what cache the motherboards supports. WHComp is correct on the cache. The processor uses it to run as a small memory "cache" that's built into it's own die so it's faster. The Motherboard doesn't even know it exists.