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 b 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 AMD Radeon a b V Motherboard a b 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... Related resources Which CPU is fastest for this motherboard? - Forum Thuban, the worlds fastest desktop cpu coming soon from AMD . - Forum New build - please comment/help - Forum Which one is fastest and compatible - Forum Are What is the fastest cpu I could replace an Athlon 64 X2 QL-65 with? - 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..... AMD Radeon a b V Motherboard a b à CPUs a b À AMD December 26, 2012 7:51:28 AM ^ LOL edwinx January 6, 2013 8:51:32 PM Best answer selected by edwinx. 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhich CPU can I install in my Asus M2N32-SLi Deluxe Motherboard ForumFastest Single Core CPU ? ForumWho needs Core2 when Core duocan already beat amd 's fastest . ForumHelp: Fastest AMD for Via KT266A ForumFastest AMD or Intel CPU ForumAMD claims Intel PC the fastest ever! ForumIs the Human Brain the Fastest Cpu Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumWhich Motherboard is better and what should I upgrade to? Forum[Solved] Asrock z77 extreme 6 or extreme 4 which is best? ForumAny suggestions for which motherboard I should get? ForumInstall sound card on sabertooth x58 and it wont turn on ForumAMD/MSI AMD 2.8 GHz AM3 Sempron 145 Processor and MSI 760GM-P21 (FX) Mot Combo M ForumMobo for new AMD FX Piledriver ForumDo we install the motherboard after window 7 installation More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !