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ASRock AM2CPU
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ASRock AM2CPU

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Overall 10
10

Easiest upgrade you can perform

Mr. O., Newegg
5 September 2006
  • Summary: I have MANY things hooked up in my system - Four waterblocks (CPU, GPU, NB, SB), four HDDs, firewire and USB connectors, case lights, optical drives, etc. etc. etc. Unlike when replacing a mobo, this upgrade required me to disconnect ZERO components from the mobo (except for the 4-pin power lead,...
  • Pros: This was by far the easiest upgrade I have ever performed. Unlike replacing a mobo, all I had to do was update BIOS (2.2 on ASRock website), change a few banks of jumpers, plug the card in, and turn the system on. No upgrading or repairing Windows and hoping it recognizes the new components witho...
  • Cons: None associated with the product; I have compatibility issues with the HSF bracket mounting holes and my waterblock, but that's not the fault of this board.
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Overall 10
10

Works Fine

Anonymous, Newegg
24 August 2006
  • Summary: I have read that this bridge card will also support am3 cpus whem available. Be aware that the BIOS must be current enough to support this card. Mine was not, and since I did not have a 939 cpu I had to have the BIOS upgraded at the store I purchased it from for $xx.
  • Pros: Easy installation-Installed this on a 939Dual-SATA2 M.B. w/Dual core AM2 4200 CPU and Dual Channel DDR2-800Mhz memory. The machine booted the first time with correct values in the BIOS.
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
10

So Far So Good

Herbert J., Newegg
28 July 2006
  • Summary: I have an Asrock K8Upgrade-vm800 motherboard and was delighted to be able to upgrade to AM2 slot and 64X2 chip.I was somewhat apprehensive of the bios change and jumper setting changes but the download for the bios from Asrock's web site went perfectly and the motherboard instruction booklet was...
  • Pros: Easy to install, instructions are clear and easy to follow, jumper changes on mother board were easy, bios flash was flawless
  • Cons: none as of now
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Overall 10
10

Easy and inexpensive upgrade!

Anonymous, Newegg
27 July 2006
  • Summary: AM2 CPUs will get much more popular when DDR2 latency is improved, and when it can take advantage of the AM2 CPU's bandwidth. Don't count AMD out yet!
  • Pros: This is an easy upgrade if you have an ASRock board with the Future CPU slot. This card should fit without a problem in most any case (Lots of people have been skittish on this card, but it's about the same size as an AGP card really).
  • Cons: Only voltage settings are Low, Normal and High, but it's not a big deal.
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