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Motherboard question..

RaPiDo987

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Hey Guys!

I'm thinking of upgrading my X4 940 to one of the new Phenom II X6 1055T but don't know if my motherboard is compatible... I have a BIOSTAR TFORCE TA790GX and reviews state that this board is not AM3 compatible..

Can some one please clarify?

Thanks :toast:
 
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may need a bios update
 
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It's not that one but the last bios update was in may of 09...

Thanks
In that case, I doubt it. It'll probably work with a BIOS update, but the chances of Biostar releasing them are probably slim. Maybe give them a call/email first to see if theres any planned updates?