I have and older phenom 9500 quad @ 2.2ghz, I have a chance to get an athlon ii x3 455 for at a good discount. Would you consider that an upgrade or downgrade? I do lots of photo editing with nik software, lightroom3 and CS5.
Don't have a lot of money to spend at the moment, i just added 2 gigs of ram to get to the 6 I currently have and thought this processor would give me a little boost over the phenom 9500. (if it works on my board)
That's what I tried to tell him. I've had that board before, and I don't remember it supporting am3 cpus.
Hey, on this forum I found several people with the narra3 boards running phenom IIs that were 95watts. I installed the 95watt athlon ii x3 and just have blank screens, any idea why it works on some and not on others?
Any ideas on a board that will fit my m9100z case that has the ability to unlock and overclock?
yeah it should be fine, it supports overclocking and core unlocking, that board might even support the new bulldozer lineup, but thats not certain.
I got everything installed and even got the 4th core unlocked and running at 3.5ghz right now. My only issue is the hp front panel connector is different than the asus board connector. I can get it to power on, but I have no lights. Any ideas on how to fix that?
yep i had this before, just see what wires connect to what and look at the mobo manual, i had to do a bit of rewiring in my ol' HP case.
Can you tell me about the cpu over voltage in the bios of the M4A78LT-M board? I am not exactly sure if I am adding volts to the stock voltage or is that the voltage I want it to be when I hit the + sign?>?