Motherboard and cpu compatibility

hi guys so i have a GA-M68MT-S2 am3+ motherboard and according to this page

it says the motherboard supports up to 95 watt

but people who have the same motherboard say that they were able to run a phenom cpu that is 125w.

I just ordered phenom 980 which is 125w and i want to know if it will be compatible with the motherboard..
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  1. Since the 980 is on the supported CPU list for that motherboard, you should be fine.
    If not, you may just need to contact Gigabyte in case you need a BIOS update.
    I imagine they've tested that processor on that board to give it the OK to be on the supported CPU list.

    If not, they owe you a deal on a replacement board.
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