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Foxconn C51XEM2AA (Nvidia nForce 590 SLI)

Most AM2 Motherboards Not Phenom Ready

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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