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ASUS Readies Latest Motherboards for Upcoming Six-Core Processors from AMD

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ASUS today announced a full range of motherboards that are ready to support the upcoming six-core AMD Phenom II X6 processors to herald a new era in ultra-powerful personal computing. The AMD six-core processor-ready ASUS M4 Series motherboards deliver maximum performance on a mainstream platform. Joe Hsieh, General Manager of ASUS Motherboard Business, said, “Besides being ready to support six-core processors, the ASUS M4 Series gives users of every level the best performance and value with its Core Unlocker feature. This has received notable recognition from many of the world’s top media organizations for delivering a phenomenal boost in performance.” M4 Series motherboards with the exclusive Core Unlocker technology have also garnered global media accolades for being the best motherboard for AMD processors.

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So there you go. If your ASUS motherboard is not on that list, it probably won't ever support six-core.
 
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Alright, now what about Gigabyte? :(
 
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well it looks good for my m4a79t deluxe, however i still want the crosshair 4 when it comes out.
 
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alright MSI, uve had enough time, please start releasing data on which boards will suport thuban
 
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If you want the bios now you'll need to go to Asus AM3 ftp site. Tonight the CIII will be ready for x6:pimp:
 
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Sweet! Bios updated, now I'm just waiting for the magic CPU stork to fly in and drop off my 1090T
 
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So there you go. If your ASUS motherboard is not on that list, it probably won't ever support six-core.
Bta I feel like that news was just for me man! THANK YOU!

My mobo is on the list!!!!

M4A78-E!
 
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That's great, my M4N82 deluxe is listed but I might use it on my other PC as an upgrade for it as I want a Crosshair III. :(
 
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Good thing I'm not a huge fan of Asus, there are absolutely no value (785G) boards on that list.

Alright, now what about Gigabyte? :(
Good question! Gigabyte boards have already begun supporting 6 cores, a good example would be the 785G UD2H that I just sold.
 
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That list can't be correct. ASUS has more 790FX / SB750 mobos that support AM2+ with AM3. Luckly I stick with my MSI ;)
 
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ASUS today announced a full range of motherboards that are ready to support the upcoming six-core AMD Phenom II X6 processors to herald a new era in ultra-powerful personal computing. The AMD six-core processor-ready ASUS M4 Series motherboards deliver maximum performance on a mainstream platform. Joe Hsieh, General Manager of ASUS Motherboard Business, said, “Besides being ready to support six-core processors, the ASUS M4 Series gives users of every level the best performance and value with its Core Unlocker feature. This has received notable recognition from many of the world’s top media organizations for delivering a phenomenal boost in performance.” M4 Series motherboards with the exclusive Core Unlocker technology have also garnered global media accolades for being the best motherboard for AMD processors.

ASUS’ M4 Series motherboard is ready for the AMD Phenom II X6 processors. To enable six-core CPU and achieve maximum performance, users simply need to update the BIOS of their existing M4 Series.

http://www.techpowerup.com/img/10-03-26/146a_thm.jpg
My bios is the same on Asus. I has a sad now. Where did you get that chart?

This is my last update.....

M4A78-E BIOS 1803
01. Improve ACC unleashing mode function.
02. Fix the issue that system may be unable to build RAID 0 or RAID 1 with certain Kingston SSD.
 

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My bios is the same on Asus. I has a sad now. Where did you get that chart?

This is my last update.....

M4A78-E BIOS 1803
01. Improve ACC unleashing mode function.
02. Fix the issue that system may be unable to build RAID 0 or RAID 1 with certain Kingston SSD.
ASUS PR. Every other motherboard in that list has a new bios.
 
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ASUS PR. Every other motherboard in that list has a new bios.
Of course mine WOULD BE the only one without the new bios.
 
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So there you go. If your ASUS motherboard is not on that list, it probably won't ever support six-core.
I don't think its true. Asus first likes support the new processors on their top range boards, and later the rest.
For example m2n-e, it's an old am2 board (introduced in 2006 i think), still got p2 x4 support this year.

So i expect much more mb on that list later...

** ASUS continues to add new models regularly to take full advantage of this new technology, please check back here often for updates.
 
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Woohoo, Thanks BTA, and KENKICKR!!! New Bios! Now, just need cash for a new 6 core bish!
 
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Woohoo, Thanks BTA, and KENKICKR!!! New Bios! Now, just need cash for a new 6 core bish!
You, Erocker and I sound like the frist ones to jump on this. I cant wait to bench these bitches!
 
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I hope my ASUS supports the new 6-core CPU. It already supports AM3 no problem.
Asus M3A79-T Deluxe
 
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