Choosing a Motherboard for a Middle-End Machine (Socket AM2)

Posted on Saturday, Dec 01 2007 @ 09:12 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
To uncover the full potential of the newest quad-core AMD Phenom X4 and FX processors one should install these into Socket AM2+ boards based on AMD 790FX, 790X and 770 chipsets. However, the new processors can be installed into Socket AM2 boards as well. Actually, of all possible combinations only installing Socket AM2/AM2+ processors into Socket AM3 boards is not possible.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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