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I plan on getting a new motherboard will it work with this setup?

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Last response: in Systems
November 29, 2011 2:48:29 AM

Motherboard: Gigabyte X58A-OC

Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) 9950 Quad-Core Processor
Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 5850

tell me...will this work?

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November 29, 2011 3:37:05 AM

Nope, the Gibabyte board is based on an intel X58 Chipset and uses the LGA1366 CPU socket. An AMD CPU needs an AMD motherboard with a Chipset that supports AMD CPU's. The AMD Phenom(tm) 9950 Quad-Core Processor requires an AM2+ socket. Here are a few choices that should support your CPU:

The Radeon HD 5850 card is a good graphics card that will work in any mobo that supports PCIe 2.0.
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