Thursday, March 17, 2011

Asus will support upcoming AMD Bulldozer FX chips on their current AM3/+ motherboard lineup

Asustek Computer, the world's largest maker of mainboards, announced on Wednesday that select current mainboards with AM3 socket will also support next-generation AMD FX-series "Bulldozer" microprocessors after a BIOS upgrade. A similar move will likely be made by other motherboard suppliers, which will prove that current platforms can technically support Bulldozer chips.
"Asus today announced the release of the industry's first AM3+ CPU enabled motherboard solution based on the existing AMD 8-series chipsets. Current owners of an AM3-based board will make their AMD 8-series motherboards compatible with the latest AM3+ CPUs with a simple BIOS update from the official Asus website," a statement by Asus reads.

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