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Will this CPU work in this Motherboard???? Athlon 640

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Hi there guys, i have one question and i was wondering if anyone knows if the AMD Athlon X4 640 will work in this motherboard >http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3448#dl

Now it says in the CPU support list that it does not, BUT there is a BIOS update to F3 but it doesnt say if it then can take the new AMD 640.

Just wondering if anyone had any idea?

:toast:
 
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Hi there guys, i have one question and i was wondering if anyone knows if the AMD Athlon X4 640 will work in this motherboard >http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3448#dl

Now it says in the CPU support list that it does not, BUT there is a BIOS update to F3 but it doesnt say if it then can take the new AMD 640.

Just wondering if anyone had any idea?

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yes it should take it, the 640's been out long enough and it is an AM3 socket. i don't see the need to update, and you are talking about the Athlon II X4 640 right?
 
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Ahh yes sorry the Athlon II X4 640, yes thats correct.

I hope so i need this computer built and shipped off today and i was wondering if i hit a brick wall.
 
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Yea i know it says it supports the Athlon II etc, i just looked in the CPU support list for that mobo and it says otherwise =/
 
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ya i find sometimes for every company thoes CPU support lists are never right up to date it should work with no problems
 
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Yea i know it says it supports the Athlon II etc, i just looked in the CPU support list for that mobo and it says otherwise =/
Well if worse comes to worse, you pop it your 965BE or 1055t and update the bios, then you stick the 640 in! :toast:

ya i find sometimes for every company thoes CPU support lists are never right up to date it should work with no problems
i agree.
 
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