Phenom II X4 850 and ASUS M2A-VM Board Tags: CPUs Asus Phenom Last response: July 16, 2011 9:22 PM in CPUs Share hapesch July 16, 2011 3:37:52 PM Hello, does anybody know if the above will go together. The X4 850 is practically a faster version of the Athlon II X4 640, which has been approved by ASUS for the M2A-VM board. Thanks in advance and, please, nobody bother about me getting a new mainboard. hapesch More about : phenom 850 asus m2a board HostileDonut a b à CPUs July 16, 2011 4:19:22 PM That is an AM2 board, you will need AM2+ or AM3. Sorry. hapesch July 16, 2011 8:45:38 PM HostileDonut said:That is an AM2 board, you will need AM2+ or AM3. Sorry. Yes, I know, but the Phenom X4 850 is similar to the Athlon x4 640, which has ASUS approval for this board. The 850 runs on 3300 Mhz and the 640 on 3000 Mhz. hapesch Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer HostileDonut a b à CPUs July 16, 2011 9:22:25 PM hapesch said:Yes, I know, but the Phenom X4 850 is similar to the Athlon x4 640, which has ASUS approval for this board. The 850 runs on 3300 Mhz and the 640 on 3000 Mhz. hapesch I am pretty sure asus is wrong then, because it cannot physically fir in that board. Sorry. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumPhenom II + 690G AM2 ( M2A-VM ) = Works ForumOverclocking issues with ASUS M2A-VM (690G) ForumRS780HVF combatible to Phenom II x4 850 ? ForumBest Memory for the Asus M5A99X EVO and a Phenom II x4 955 ?? ForumASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Phenom II X4 965 BE ForumAMD Phenom II x4 -- HDX945WFGMBOX vs HDX945WFK4DGM ForumPhenom II X4 850 not working in M2N68-LA mobo ForumOverclock Phenom II x4 850 ForumPhenom 2 X4 850 vs phenom 2 x4 955 ForumAlmost there...I think. Phenom II x4 965BE OC ForumAMD Phenom II x4 965 Black Edition for Gaming? ForumI have an old Asus M4N E board , is it worth putting a phenom II x4 on ForumNeed help with upgrading to newer phenom II processors ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumAMD Phenom II X4 955 backward compatibility ForumAsus CM5571 with Xeon X3370? ForumDoes m2n68 am plus support AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Forum[Solved] Does asus m2n68 am se2 supports amd phenom II x4 840..? ForumPhenom ii x4 955BE vs x6 1055T vs. x6 1090T BE ForumAsus Motherboard (M4A89GTD PRO) + Corsair GS-700 PSU = ? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !