Will this processor work with this motherboard Tags: CPUs Motherboards Last response: January 23, 2012 3:02 AM in CPUs Share Makingbacon January 22, 2012 11:59:25 PM Hello, I'm new at all this so I don't necessarily know how to tell if the CPU I picked and the Motherboard are compatible Motherboard; GIGABYTE GA-M68MT-S2 AM3 NVIDIA GeForce 7025/nForce 630a chipset Micro ATX AMD Motherboard CPU; 2.6GHz AMD Opteron 252 1000MHz 1MB L2 Cache Socket 940 OSA252FAA5BL More about : processor work motherboard randomperson135 January 23, 2012 12:11:22 AM no your motherboard is to nice, you'd have to get a processor that says that it's designed for socket am3 this one is for socket 940. tlmck a b V Motherboard January 23, 2012 12:16:15 AM The Opteron 252 is an old model server chip. It would be interesting to see if you could even find one. What you want is a modern desktop chip. Like one of the ones listed on the motherboard's CPU support list. http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3... The newest processors are at the top of the page. Just pick the best one that the budget allows. Once you've selected one, you can post back if you need further assistance. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Makingbacon January 23, 2012 3:02:09 AM Thank you guys, I was actually looking for cheap which is why it was such an old cpu And tlmck, site was very helpful Love Linux, by the way Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Does this MSI motherboard work with this Intel processor ? Forum Will an am3 processor work with my am2+ motherboard ? Forum Any chance this processor would work with this motherboard ? Forum Will this processor work with this motherboard ? Help please!! Forum Will this processor work in my motherboard ? Forum Will a EX 950 Intel processor work in a Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Motherboard Forum Will an AMD processor work in an asus motherboard ? Forum Will a processor with video work on a motherboard that doesnt have video? Forum Will this processor work with my motherboard Forum Motherboard power properly working but processor fan not working Forum Will my AMD processor work in my asus motherboard ? Forum Best Cpu cooler for ~40 Forum [Solved] Will these CPUs fit my motherboard? Forum Is this good? Forum Problem with PC! Forum Will a 775, am2/am3 backward compatible psu run a am3+ motherboard Forum ANYONE KNOW WHERE I CAN FIND 500 watt power supply that will fit a dell gx 620 d Forum Need help with budget case Forum Processor for trading pc Forum Will this processor work with my motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !