ASUS M4N98TD EVO and AMD FX 4170 Tags: Asus AMD Motherboards Evo Last response: December 26, 2012 3:04 AM in Motherboards Share iohndemar December 26, 2012 2:46:06 AM I'm currently running an ASUS M4N98TD EVO motherboard with BIOS version 0803, and an AMD Phenom II x4 955 processor. Would an AMD FX 4170 be a compatible upgrade with my motherboard? More about : asus m4n98td evo amd 4170 rolli59 a c 303 Ĉ ASUS a c 352 À AMD a c 1146 V Motherboard December 26, 2012 2:50:08 AM No that board is AM3 only http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3/M4N98TD_EVO/#C... m 0 l iohndemar December 26, 2012 2:54:10 AM So I would need to get a motherboard that supports the newer processor. Any recommendations? m 0 l Related resources Asus m4n98td evo motherboard compatibility with amd fx series cpu - Forum AMD FX-8150 compatible with M4N98TD Evo? - Forum ASUS M4N98TD EVO AM3 NVIDIA nForce 980a SLI ATX AMD Motherboard - Forum Asus M4N98TD EVO Will Not Power Up - Forum AMD FX-4170 4.2GHz 125W CPU work in a M5A97 EVO R2.0 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rolli59 a c 303 Ĉ ASUS a c 352 À AMD a c 1146 V Motherboard December 26, 2012 2:56:09 AM Any 9xx series chipset board with 990FX being the top end chip set. http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... m 0 l iohndemar December 26, 2012 2:59:58 AM Is it worth the upgrade? What I mean is, will the 4170 show significant improvement over my older Phenom? m 0 l rolli59 a c 303 Ĉ ASUS a c 352 À AMD a c 1146 V Motherboard December 26, 2012 3:02:15 AM Not really if you can overclock the 955 to about 4GHz. Maybe money better spent on good cooling. m 0 l iohndemar December 26, 2012 3:04:52 AM Ok thanks! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources BSOD 0x00000124 on Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 & AMD FX-4170 Forum Solved ASUS M4N98TD EVO NVIDIA NFORCE 980A S Forum SolvedAsus M4N98TD Evo only works with one stick of my A Data ram Forum AMD FX-4170 Bottleneck my Asus gtx 660? Forum ASUS - P5KPL-AM SE do it work with AMD FX-4170 4-Core Processor? Forum SolvedHeating Issues with AMD FX8350 + ASUS M5A97 EVO R2.0 Forum Dual channel not working on Asus M4N98TD evo motherboard Forum Ethernet driver for asus m4n98td evo motherboard Forum ASUS M4N98TD EVO will not BOOT Forum Solvedamd fx 8320 + asus m5a97 evo r2.0 + gigabyte radeon r9 290 Forum ASUS m4n98td evo memory Forum Asus m4n98td evo 3 and gpu Forum Solvedis my ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO compatible with the AMD FX-6300 Vishera Forum SolvedOC settings for AMD FX 6300 on Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 MoBo Forum Solved"Asus M5A97 EVO R2" with "AMD FX-6300" question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !