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Old 08-28-2005, 05:29 PM   #1
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do u have to get a new motherboard for them or do u only need a simple bios update on existing motherboards?
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mobo that can support it...i think. but you dont need a processer with dual core.
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Old 08-28-2005, 06:34 PM   #3
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Call your motherboard Maker.
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Old 08-28-2005, 07:14 PM   #4
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any socket 939 will accept amd dual cores!, dont need it tho. buy a amd 64 3800+ or 4000+ and save the money
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Dual core standards should work well with current socket 939 standards. If it doesn't work, then run a BIOS update. New motherboards now support all dual cores.

It's great for multitasking and I would love to get one in the future.
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Old 08-28-2005, 11:17 PM   #6
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ya im not planning on getting one right now just some time in the future and i like my motherboard so i just wanted to know if i would have to replace it or not

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nope just a bios update, of that im 100% sure as long as you got socket 939
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do u have to get a new motherboard for them or do u only need a simple bios update on existing motherboards?
Yes. Some motherboard require a BIOS update in order for a dual-core to work.
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