How do I know if my motherboard and processor are compatible?

by on July 22, 2012

Q: ? about a comp i am getting a new prosser and want to make sure it’s combatable
new 1 AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX
motherboard gigabytesocket am3 ga-m57sli-s4 (rev 2)
bios fc
the 1 i have is a amd athion 64 x2 2.6


One Response to “How do I know if my motherboard and processor are compatible?”
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    Yes, the processor is compatible with your motherboard according to the spec sheet on the manufacturers site.

    this chart shows all supported processors for that board. You may need to make sure your BIOS is up to date, it appears different BIOS versions started supporting more processors.
    http://www.gigabyte.com/support-downloads/cpu-support-popup.aspx?pid=2539