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Is the x4 840 phenom 2 backward compatible with am2 m3a78em board

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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

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March 7, 2011 8:26:02 PM

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!
Just make sure you have the latest BIOS.
March 15, 2011 12:31:21 AM

Best answer selected by darthsinner.