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Will an Asrock n68-s ucc run an AMD 840 cpu?

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July 21, 2011 4:08:35 AM

I am currently running a 64x2 5000 cpu on this mobo (n68-s) and thinking of upgrading. I looked at asrock's cpu list and did not see the 840 listed. The 840 is a 95 watt chip and I remember talk about it being an overclocked Athlon II X4 650. The 650 is listed. So with all this research I think it will work. But I must be certain, has anyone done it that will tell me it works.

Also if you think I'm on the wrong track with the 840 what would you opine

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July 21, 2011 5:09:23 AM

it is pretty much the same than the Phenom II X4 840 but without the L3 cache.

it should work

if you didn't already buy it, get a Phenom II X4 945 Deneb

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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July 28, 2011 8:18:26 PM

I haven't bought it yet, thank you, the 945 is better.
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July 28, 2011 8:18:43 PM

Best answer selected by arimoth.
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