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I need an FX Micro ATX Motherboard

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March 7, 2012 7:24:09 PM

I just got an AMD FX-8120 Zambezi 3.1GHz Socket AM3 125W Eight-Core Desktop Processor and can not find an Micro ATX motherboard that offers USB 3.0, SATA 6Gb/s and FX chip compliance without bios flash. Please, Can anyone help me here?

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a c 435 V Motherboard
March 7, 2012 7:52:44 PM

You won't find one. Arrange to borrow a sempron 140 or other low end am3 cpu; newegg had some sempron 130 with 512 cache oem open box for $17 recently. Or you may get a local computer shop to do it for you for a nominal fee. http://www.amazon.com/ASUS-M5A88-M-6Gbps-Micro-Motherbo....
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March 7, 2012 8:27:32 PM

Is it just because the chip is new or because the FX CPU's just are not being supported?
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a c 435 V Motherboard
March 7, 2012 8:29:22 PM

The cpu is too new for all the boards in stock to have the latest bios file it needs. It's a common problem. The new bulldozer cpus are different enough from the phenom II's to require a new bios file to post.
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