OT:AMD Phenom motherboard for FC9

Robin Laing Robin.Laing at drdc-rddc.gc.ca
Fri May 23 15:33:09 UTC 2008

Mick M. wrote:
> Hi;
>   Now that F9 is out I thought I would build a new system.
> I want to use the AMD Phenom quad core cpu.
> I only upgrade hardware every few years so this is a big jump from Athlon 2500 with 512M memory.
> I have been researching which motherboard to get and keep running into snags.
> Newegg reviews have confused me.
> It seems that a lot of motherboards are NOT Phenom ready.
> Bad bios etc.
> How do you update the bios when it won't even post?
> Here is AMD's recommended Mb's
> http://products.amd.com/en-us/RecommendedMBResult.aspx?f1=AMD+Phenom%e2%84%a2+X4+Quad-Core&f2=&f3=&f4=&f5=&f6=&f7=&
> Would you listers that have actually built a system and had it work right off recomend a setup?
> Thanks
>   Mick M
> Death before Decaf!!!

Download and read the manuals on flashing the BIOS before you order.

I have never had an issue flashing any ASUS board I have.

On that note, my new ASUS motherboard required flashing right after 
building it to get the memory to work correctly.

Robin Laing

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