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Are these two CPUs the same ? Is it ok to swap them? [closed]

I have a computer that would not start and I wanted to test the processor in another computer. After swapping the CPUs now none of the computers start. The second one that failed just spins the ...
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1answer
44 views

Do I need an external graphics adapter to use AMD X4 740 on FM2+ motherboards? [closed]

I thought I didn't need any graphics adapter because of built-in GPU. When I installed the CPU, pc didn't boot/beep. Now I see I need an extra graphics card and AMD X4 740 is not an APU, it's a ...
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1answer
60 views

CPU compatibility with GA-78LMT-S2P

I've been considering upgrading my CPU (currently an AMD FX-4100), but I'm a little unsure how I can identify which models will be compatible with my motherboard (GIGABYTE GA-78LMT-S2P, rev 5.0). ...
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1answer
50 views

Does any motherborad and CPU fit in normal cabinets

I have this Computer cabinet It had Core 2 Quad Q600 processor Intel MB 975xbx2 motherboard As that MB has only 8gb Max RAM so i thought i need to replace the MB and processor to get more RAM. so ...
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1answer
16 views

Will a phenom x6 Thuban fit in a K10N78M Pro?

TL;DR Will a phenom x6 Thuban fit in a K10N78M Pro? Or Will an AM2+ socket with AM3 support, yet doesn't list the specific model CPU support it as long as very similar models are also stated as ...
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1answer
105 views

Trouble installing an AMD CPU to socket G34 motherboard

I have the following supermicro motherboard which I am having some issues installing a CPU into. The CPU is as follows Opteron 6386 SE Part Number OS6386YETGGHK 6300-series "Abu Dhabi" (32 nm) The ...
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2answers
269 views

Can I upgrade Lenovo IdeaCentre K430 to AMD graphics?

I have a Lenovo IdeaCentre K430 with an NVidia Geforce Gt620 graphics card. I would like to upgrade to an AMD Radeon HD 7750 but don't know if this is possible. If I got the GT620 model, am I limited ...
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1answer
78 views

Is AMD Opteron 2382 2.6GHz comptabile with supermicro H8DME-2?

Is AMD Opteron 2382 2.6GHz comptabile with supermicro H8DME-2? Anyone knows?
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1answer
97 views

What's the newest/most powerful processor a AM3+ 880 motherboard supports?

It's an Asrock 880GMH/USB3, I been thinking about getting a more powerful processor, preferably a hexacore since I do a lot of multitasking and I could use the extra 2 cores. Could I get a piledriver ...
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0answers
89 views

my AMD Phenom II X6 1065T don't activate TurboCore anymore

I have a HP pavillon p7 1044 at home with a AMD Phenom II X6 1065T. ...
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0answers
125 views

AMD 970 chipset bottlenecks AMD FX Processors by design?

So I was deciding what chipset to go with in my motherboard for an FX Processor when I noticed something weird. All the AMD FX Processors have a 5200MHZ HyperTransport™ bus and yet the 970 chipset ...
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1answer
239 views

What happens if I have two integrated video cards? [closed]

I'm thinking about building a computer for my parents. Since they don't play video games I thought I'd get them a motherboard/cpu with an integrated video card. The motherboard I'm looking at is an ...
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1answer
327 views

Possible capacitor plague - need help identifying

I've been having some PC power issues lately, and I think I've tracked it down to a bad power supply. Lately, when I'm on my PC it will often restart without warning, displaying "Hypertransport sync ...
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4answers
3k views

Replaced CPU and black screen but no beep?

I'm having a bit of trouble with a GIGABYTE GA-MA78G-DS3H (rev. 2.0) motherboard. Recently when trying to clean my AMD Phenom II X 4 CPU, I dropped it and broke some pins. I have now brought a ...
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1answer
2k views

Phenom II X4 955 BE work in socket AM3+?

On the AMD spec page, this CPU shows it works only on socket AM3. Will it work in a socket AM3+? Are AM3 and AM3+ different or the same?
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800 views

Why are there no motherboards that are designed for both Intel and AMD CPU chips?

I've been looking at motherboards for quite a while and noticed that they all belong to either one chipset family or the other. The chips themselves look identical to my inexperienced eyes, each ...
0
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1answer
192 views

What is AMD Bulldozer?

I am in need of replacing my motherboard and processor, and was looking at getting the AMD Phenom II x6. Then I started seeing posts about AMD's bulldozer project. What is that?
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1answer
1k views

AMD socket AM2+ CPU in an AM2 socket motherboard?

Is there a way that I can determine whether an AMD socket AM2+ CPU such as the Phenom X4 will work in a motherboard with an AM2 socket? I have an old box with an AM2 socket motherboard that I'd like ...
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2answers
475 views

AMD Phenom II x2 to AMD Phenom II x4

Well, i saw there's an option to enable the 2 disabled cores on an AMD Phenom II x2/x3. How i do it? My motherboard is: Asus M2N68-AM Plus. Is there any risk that would make my processor "die"?
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4answers
16k views

Any way to tell apart a CPU defect from a mainboard defect?

I have a fairly modern desktop computer, an AMD Athlon II X2 based silent PC, that does not work. When turned on, it will start physically (all fans are rotating, disks start up...) but not give a ...
0
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1answer
168 views

AM3 pinless design?

is the Phenom X6 / AM3 motherboards a pinless design?
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1answer
358 views

Please suggest a motherboard with 939 socket supporting AMD Athlon 64 [closed]

I have an ASUS A8N SLI SE motherboard which got damaged. Its not repairable after being sent to the company and the warranty period is over. So the option for me is to replace it. I'm not liking ASUS ...
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3answers
2k views

New motherboard or new PC to gain access to RAID drives

I have a PC that refuses to boot. I have 4 disk drives on a RAID array (RAID 0, or possibly 1), that is provided by my motherboard. I have 1 primary HD, and an extra 4 for the RAID. I want to recover ...
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1answer
940 views

Dual CPU Motherboard? [closed]

I have two systems with AMD Athlon X2 processors. I need to put both CPU's into one system. Are there any Dual CPU Motherboards, which i can use? I'm not so techee, so please be simple in your ...
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2answers
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What is “C1E support” on my AMD CPU?

I'm building a new computer and have found in the bios the following options on the "CPU Feature" screen: AMD Cool'n'Quiet C1E Support SVM Support I understand what "Cool'n'Quiet", and "SVM ...
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3answers
91 views

Changing my PC's motherboard

I have a Asus A7N266 motherboard currently with a Athlon XP 1.8GHz processor that I assembled in 2002. The Video RAM for this is just 32 MB. I would like to upgrade my motherboard and retain the ...
2
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2answers
755 views

How to test an AMD athlon 64 X2 processor? Accidentally connected AM2+ processor in AM2 socket

I have a motherboard with an AM2 socket. Recently I bought a new processor from Amazon which is AM2+. The new processor seemed to fit into the socket so I plugged it in but I wouldn't boot. Then I did ...
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2answers
2k views

Where to find new Micro-BTX (uBTX) motherboards? Or should I just replace the box?

OK, so I'm guessing that it's dead. It's not my machine, and the owner is on a very fixed (IE, none) income. I'm generous, but I'm not that generous, since I already gave him what (at the time) was a ...
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1answer
2k views

MSI V Class mother board - does supports AMD Phenom™ II X4

Recently (in the last year) I have configured and upgraded my system. MSI V class mother board AMD X2 4000+ processor 160 GB hard disk Now I would like to upgrade the processor. Will AMD Phenom™ ...
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1answer
1k views

AMD Socket AM2+, Compatible with AM3 - What do I need to know?

I'm reading that "AMD Socket AM2+ motherboards are compatible with Socket AM3 based chips". But even the AM2+ Wikipedia article doesn't currently explain more than that. As with AM2+ chips being ...