Most AM2 Motherboards Not Phenom Ready

Foxconn C51XEM2AA (Nvidia nForce 590 SLI)

Board Revision: ?
Installed BIOS: 612W1P23 (07-20-2006)
Upgraded with: 612W1P36 (03-21-2007)

The C51XE is Foxconns's nForce 500 series. The C51CEM2AA is the high-end model, which is based on the nForce 590 SLI chipset. Hence it can be considered over average even today. A four phase voltage regulator is powerful enough to operate AMD's new Phenom processor and there are multiple interfaces and features to please enthusiast users. However, we only found a BIOS version, which is already nine months old. Hence we were not able to operate a Phenom processor on this motherboard.

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  • spearhead
    too many vendors boycott the upgradebility they just dont want to release a simple bios update because they want to force costumers to buy a new motherboard. it would anger me i would have bought a am2 motherboard and the vendor was such a bastard to boycott the upgrade.today those bios updates are rare too find. so far i have only few vendors who upgrade there bios. apperently ASUS support it the best so that is why i will choose ASUS above all those cheap bastards from now on
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  • Anonymous
    will it run a am2 quad core or not?
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  • Anonymous
    how d o get a mamuall for this motherboard0000 MSI K9NU Neo-V (ULi/Nvidia M1697)
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  • Anonymous
    how d o get a mamuall for this motherboard0000 MSI K9NU Neo-V (ULi/Nvidia M1697)
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  • Anonymous
    Where can i find the driver for this mother board winfast k8t890m2aa-krs2h
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