Closed Will my AM2 motherboard support AM2+ or a quadcore processor? Tags: CPUs Quad Core Processors Motherboards Last response: April 15, 2012 10:14 PM in CPUs Share jacker300 April 15, 2012 10:04:49 PM Hey I have a HP pc, but as of right now i just want to upgrade my processor. My motherboard is this: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=e... Can I upgrade to at least a quadcore phenom? I have just a regular am2 socket. -Thanks! EDIT: If it needs bios updates can someone please post me the links for a bios update for my pc if you can. More about : am2 motherboard support am2 quadcore processor | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution jimmysmitty CPUs Master April 15, 2012 10:06:47 PM Sorry but no. This is from the link you provided: Quote:Socket type: AM2 Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades: • Athlon 64 up to 3800+ • Athlon 64 X2 with Dual Core technology up to 4800+ (up to 65 watt TDP) • Sempron - All | Report abuse jacker300 April 15, 2012 10:08:11 PM Best answer selected by jacker300. | Report abuse jacker300 April 15, 2012 10:08:39 PM That sucks. Anyways thanks for the fast reply. *Selected as best answer* | Report abuse jessterman21 CPUs Expert April 15, 2012 10:13:56 PM You could try an old Phenom X4, but a new (LGA 1155) platform is advised. | Report abuse jimmysmitty CPUs Master April 15, 2012 10:14:19 PM This topic has been closed by Jimmysmitty | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Will my AM2 motherboard support AM2+ or a quadcore processor?> Related ressources: ForumAM2 + and AMD X4 Phenom-II Quadcore Processor ForumAMD's SOCKET AM2 TO SUPPORT DDR2 800 MHZ ForumAm3 processor can damage mother board support only am2 ? ForumWill an am3 processor work with my am2 + motherboard ? ForumAM2 upgrade CPU options ForumAm2 + cpu ForumDo i have socket 939, AM2 or AM2 + ? ForumAM3 processor on an AM2 + motherboard ? ForumCan you use a am2 + processor in a am2 motherboard ForumUp Grade CPU Simpron64 AM2 + to Athalon 64 II AM2 + ForumHow can a MoBo that doesn't support DDR2 support an AM2 + cpu??? ForumNeed best AM2 + CPU Forum212 evo fan replacement ForumCan Diamond Thermal Paste damage your processor? ForumWill I need a bigger PSU? Forum[Solved] Will this work? ForumWhich AMD processor to purchase? Forum[Solved] Will Sandy Bridge work with Z77 ForumWindows will not open ForumIs My CPU or Motherboard Dead? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !