I can't find much info on your motherboard, but I think it's AM2+. Many AM2+ motherboards are limited to 95w CPUs. You'll have to check your motherboard documentation to see if it can even run the 965 which is 125w
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqdcWoFIqTQ This guy seems to be doing it, or so he says. I'll let you guys know if it works. I'll pick up another mobo if not. The mobo supports 125 watt and the chip says it has ddr2 support.
there is am2+ motherboards that support the am3 and am2/am2+ as long as u use the right memory with the cpu ur using, if its one of thoses motherboards u can use ddr3 with the am3 cpu if possible, but as someone said that u cant find much info on the motherboard itself
It works fine, switching to this chip I doubled my passmark score and all my games run faster. Haven't had a chance to encode video yet, but so far I am very happy at this inexpensive performance boost.
I flashed the BIOS from version 1.3 to Version 1.12. I powered down pulled the heatsink removed the old amd 9600 BE and then put in the new Amd phenom 2 X4 965 Black edition denab @ 3.4Ghz, put on the new heatsink and it booted right up no issues.
Even though this chip may be slightly restricted by the ram speeds Overall it was a well spent $99 and will get me through till the beginning of the year when I will build a new.
Msi Ms-7501, Amd 965 BE @ 3.4 ghz, Nvidia Geforce Gtx 560 se 8gigs ram