Solved Which is the fastest AMD cpu I can install in a Ga-m78sm-s2h Tags: Motherboards CPUs AMD Last response: January 6, 2013 8:52 PM in Motherboards Share edwinx December 26, 2012 6:50:16 AM Hi, Would anyone know which is the fastest AMD cpu I can install in a Ga-m78sm-s2h ? I think I won't be able to use any of the FX chips right? Thanks, More about : fastest amd cpu install m78sm s2h satyamdubey a b V Motherboard a c 79 à CPUs December 26, 2012 7:10:29 AM That being an AM2+ board, you should check if there's a BIOS update available for AM3 phenom II cpus if there is one, then you can go with the Phenom II listed here: http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/processors/pheno... AM3 cpus are backward compatible with AM2+ boards m 0 l AMD Radeon a c 77 V Motherboard a c 78 à CPUs a b À AMD December 26, 2012 7:10:54 AM it is hard to recommend... you may want to buy a new tech CPU+MOBO combo for your own sake... thats am2+ cpu, you can still use phenom ii 955 or newer but we will not recommend it this is a list you are looking for http://www.gigabyte.co.id/support-downloads/cpu-support... m 0 l Related resources What is the fastest CPU I can install in Macmini 2,1 - Forum Fastest CPU?. Fastest Motherboard? Which goes with What? - Forum Which of these 3 CPU's would be fastest... - Forum Fastest AMD cpu for the Asus MA3 motherboard - Forum Help: Which CPU is the FASTEST/BEST from this list? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution lolsomany December 26, 2012 7:13:11 AM this is cpu list that your motherboard support http://www.gigabyte.com/support-downloads/cpu-support-p... the fastest is Phenom ii x4 955 yes u won't able to use fx chip, when i bought am3 motherboard a few month later AMD release am3+ and fx processor support it. at that time i just want to kill myself hahaha..... Share AMD Radeon a c 77 V Motherboard a c 78 à CPUs a b À AMD December 26, 2012 7:51:28 AM ^ LOL m 0 l edwinx January 6, 2013 8:51:32 PM Best answer selected by edwinx. m 0 l edwinx January 6, 2013 8:52:06 PM thanks everyone. I was hoping I could use the multi core FX chips and make a vmware box but I will use my setup for a htpc instead. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Which CPU would be the fastest for my MOBO and is it worth it? Forum SolvedWhich amd 8 core cpu to pick? Forum Solvedwhich cpu is better for gaming i5 4670k or amd fx 8350 Forum SolvedWhich CPU cooler is the best for the AMD FX6300? Forum SolvedWhich CPU? Intel vs amd vs intel xeon and so on Forum SolvedWhich AMD CPU is the best? Forum Solvedi5-4670K or an AMD cpu? which is better? Forum Which CPU is fastest for this motherboard? Forum Solvedwhich CPU should I buy between the AMD 6300 vs 4310 Forum Solvedwhich is the best amd cpu if not overclocking Forum SolvedUpgraded CPU, Now I can't Install AMD drivers or Detect GPU Forum Solvedwhich cpu is better than amd fx 8350 black edition but the same price Forum SolvedAMD vs Intel...which CPU better for gaming Forum SolvedWhich AMD CPU should I get? Forum SolvedWhich AMD CPU is the best of these two: Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !