Being rated for 95w does not mean it will support a CPU. If the BIOS doesn't have the CPUs codes, it wont POST.
depend on bios update from the vendor..
but okay, you're right..
i think his board is common brand of am2+ board..like biostar, asus, gigabyte etc..
but since it build up from dell or hp, there are very slim chance to have a new bios..