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Old October 23, 2010, 07:18 PM
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Default More Asus boards now supporting Phenom II x6

Just a random fact I stumbled across today and though I would share. Asus's support for x6 processors was initially lacking across most of their budget boards, but it seems to be much improved now. They are now supported on a very long list of Asus boards including my own M3A78-EM (budget ddr2 780g MOB). Not that I am going to grab at the opportunity, but its nice to know the upgrade is supported. Maybe I will be able to get one cheap when bulldozer eventually gets released.
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Old October 23, 2010, 10:31 PM
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and you got to watch for the ones that have really cheap/low number of components to support the new beasts
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Old October 24, 2010, 12:20 PM
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Treat a nice mid-high end CPU with a decent motherboard, supporting most of the recent (if not the latest) features...

It's nice that AMD gives you a nice upgrade path and the manufacturers are updating BIOSes to supports top of the line CPUs..but don't cheap out!
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