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Do I need a BIOS update for a Phenom II X6 1090T BE in a AM2+ Mobo?

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January 10, 2012 1:42:19 PM

Hi again :) 

Would anyone be able to tell me whether this processor will run ok in my AM2+ mobo or will it require a BIOS update?

The chip I might be getting (second hand): Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition

The board I have is a: ASUS 'Crosshair' nForce 590SLI (AM2+)

Thanks.


January 10, 2012 1:51:00 PM

Apologies, maybe this should have gone in the Motherboard section? I wasn't sure tbh given it's a compatability issue regarding 2 seperate pieces of hardware.
January 10, 2012 2:56:07 PM

GhislainG said:
It isn't on the list of supported CPUs: http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM2/CROSSHAIR/#CPU...


Ah, brilliant thanks for the link; I never even realised they showed that kind of info other than 'AM2 / AM2+ compatible' :??: 

Based upon that I'll stick with looking for a Phenom Quad Core instead ;) 
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