Solved Is the x4 840 phenom 2 backward compatible with am2 m3a78em board Tags: CPUs Compatibility Phenom Last response: March 15, 2011 12:31 AM in CPUs Share darthsinner March 7, 2011 8:21:23 PM hi i just bought a phenom x4 840 i want to know if is backward compatible with my asus m3a78-em board with 4 gb ddr 2 800 ram More about : 840 phenom backward compatible am2 m3a78em board Best solution rolli59 a c 791 à CPUs March 7, 2011 8:26:02 PM Share I do not see it on their CPU support list but being a recent add to the Propus line of CPU´s I believe it will work just like an overclocked slower one would! http://www.asus.com/Product.aspx?P_ID=KjpYqzmAd9vsTM2D Just make sure you have the latest BIOS. darthsinner March 7, 2011 8:31:01 PM ok thank you Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer darthsinner March 15, 2011 12:31:21 AM Best answer selected by darthsinner. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Installing a Phenom II X4 925 on an am2 board (m61p-s3) Forum Help with AMD Phenom II x4 840 CPU Forum Are AMD FX Chips Backwards compatible with AM2 + Boards? Forum AMD Phenom II X4 840 Which Board Works? Forum AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Compatibility Questions Forum Does asus m 2 n68 am se 2 supports amd phenom II x4 840 ..? Forum M 2 N-E + AMD Phenom II X4 940 ? Forum Phenom 9950, 4GB memory to 1090t and 6GB, future-proofing Forum Best compatible motherboard for amd phenom x4 9850 2 .5Ghz AM2 9850 Forum Phenom II 720 x3 AM3 vs 940 x4 AM2 + for gaming Forum Tom's: Phenom Fails Most AM2 Compatibility Tests Forum Help: running a Phenom II x4 955 on a Gigabyte GA-MA69GM-S 2 H MOBO Forum AMD Phenom II X4 955 backward compatibility Forum PSU Help Forum [Solved] 300W PSU with ATI Radeon HD 4670? Forum PHENOM 2 X4 955 UPGRADE ? Forum P67 new build with Antec Sonata or Antec 300 Forum No sound coming from surround speakers on windows 7 pc with D945GCNL Forum [Solved] Phenom II x4 955 showing up with 3 cores Forum AMD phenom x3 720 unlock core worth MB upgrade? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !