ASUS M5A78L-M LE Motherboard compatibility issues with AMD Athlon X2 260 Processor Tags: 32nm Processors Motherboards CPUs AMD help-desk athlon-x2-260 45nm Asus Compatibility Last response: June 27, 2013 5:57 AM in Motherboards Share marklevenson June 26, 2013 7:23:41 AM Hello. Can anyone help me with my problem? I have an ASUS M5A78L-M LE motherboard with an AMD Sempron 145 Processor. I am planning to upgrade my proc to an AMD Athlon X2 260 Processor but there's something with the specs that bothers me. My problem is about the Manufacturing tech of ASUS M5A78L-M LE motherboard which supports 32nm CPUs. Is it compatible with the 45nm manufacturing tech of AMD Athlon X2 260 processors? Thanks much in advance who would care to help me with my problem. Cheers! Mark ======================== Here's the specs of my mobo: CPU AMD AM3+ FX™/Phenom™ II/Athlon™ II/Sempron™ 100 Series Processors Supports AM3+ 32 nm CPU Supports CPU up to 95 W Chipset AMD 760G (780L)/SB710 Here's the specs of my target processor: Brand AMD Series Athlon II X2 CPU Socket Type Socket AM3 Core Regor Multi-Core Dual-Core Name Athlon II X2 260 Operating Frequency 3.2GHz Hyper Transports 4000MHz L1 Cache2 x 128KB L2 Cache2 x 1MB Manufacturing Tech 45 nm 64 bit Support Yes Hyper-Transport Support Yes Virtualization Technology Support Yes Voltage 0.825-1.40V Thermal Design Power 65W =============================== More about : asus m5a78l motherboard compatibility issues amd athlon 260 processor alexoiu a c 559 V Motherboard a c 114 à CPUs a b À AMD a c 150 Ĉ ASUS June 26, 2013 12:38:19 PM The board does support it: http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/M5A78LM_LE/#support_CP... and "This motherboard also supports AMD® CPUs in the new 45nm manufacturing process" http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/M4A78LTM_LE/ marklevenson June 27, 2013 5:57:30 AM alexoiu said:The board does support it: http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/M5A78LM_LE/#support_CP... and "This motherboard also supports AMD® CPUs in the new 45nm manufacturing process" http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/M4A78LTM_LE/ Thanks man! I also checked my current processor which is the AMD Sempron 145 and it also uses the same technology with Athlon X2 260. Great! Cheers! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources ASUS M5A78L-M LE Motherboard compatibility issues with AMD Athlon X2 260 Processor Forum Can my ASUS P5G41C-M LX fit with PROCESSOR AMD AM3 ATHLON II 64 X2 260 3.2GHZ Forum Solvedwill the Corsair CMZ8GX3M1A1600C9 Vengeance 8GB and the Sapphire AMD Radeon R7 260X be compatible with the Asus M5A78L-M USB3 Forum Solvedi have ASUS M5A78L-M LX V2 Motherboard, AMD 3.3 GHz AM3 Phenom II 560 Processor, ram 4GB, Zebronics PS37-ZEB 450W psu Forum SolvedASUS M5A78L-M LX PLUS AM3+ AMD 760G Micro ATX AMD Motherboard Compatibility Forum AMD Athlon ii x4 640 AM3 + Asus M5A78L-M LX V2 Motherboard AM3+ ? Forum Compatibility Question: ASUS M5A78L-M Motherboard/Sapphire Radeon AMD 7870 GPU Forum Best compatible graphics card with asus motherboard m5a78l-m lx my processor is Forum Is SAPPHIRE R7 260X 2GB GDDR5 OC 2x DVI Video Card compatible with AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ 2.9 Ghz Dual core?? Forum Overclocking an AMD Athlon II x2 250 on an Asus M4A78LT-M LE? Forum I\'m currently using a M4A78LT-M-LE motherboard with AMD Athlon II X2 215 CPU, c Forum SolvedIs my motherboard compatible with the AMD Athlon 64 x2 6000+? Forum how to make amd athlon x2 260 work on ma7gm-s2 motherboard Forum AMD Radeon HD 5850 compatibility issues with ASUS M5A78L LE Forum SolvedAsus M5A78L motherboard compatible with my AMD FX-4300 4 Core Processor? Forum Is amd am3+fx-4300 compatible with ASUS M4N68T-M LE V2 motherboard ?? Forum Need a motherboard for my AMD Athlon 5000 X2 Processor its a Socket AM2 please Forum My motherboard is gigabyte 78 LMT processor AMD athlon x2 ram 4 gb graphics int Forum Is AMD Athlon X2 5200+ compatible with this motherboard M5A87? Forum Asus motherboard 2 support ddr2 ram and amd athlon processor Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !