I wish to upgrade CPU of motherboard Asus M3A78-EM to AMD phenom II X4 955 series,it is a bit confusing as far as model no is concerned,I came across this model no HDZ955FBGMBOX but can't find it in compatible Asus CPU supported list.
Please help me in choosing this or anthor model of same specifications.
I have done a bit of workaround and found this info for furthered comments.
Phenom IIX4 955 (HDX955WFK4DGM),3.2GHz,125W,rev.C3,SocketAM3,Quad-Core ALL
Type CPU / Microprocessor
Market segment Desktop
Family AMD Phenom II X4
Model number ? 955
CPU part numbers HDZ955FBK4DGM is an OEM/tray microprocessor
HDZ955FBGMBOX is a boxed microprocessor
Stepping codes AACAC AC CACAC AC
Frequency ? 3200 MHz
Bus speed ? 667 MHz Memory controller
One 2000 MHz 16-bit HyperTransport link
Clock multiplier ? 16
Package 938-pin organic micro-PGA
Sockets Socket AM2+
Weight 1.4oz / 38.4g (CPU)
1lb 1.2oz / 487.2g (Box)
End-of-Life date December 2012