Originally Posted by j03
How does one go about updating the BIOS of one's motherboard to enable 6-core CPU support if one does not have another AM2+/AM3 CPU lying around? Or do two of the six cores get disabled without the update?
I'm sure you just pop in the six core CPU, boot then update. The updated BIOS would just include some additional features to utilize the six core CPU better although it should be useable from the off.
If not then i'd use another computer and download the BIOS to a flash drive.