MSI Offers BIOS Upgrades To Support AMD AM3+ Multi-core Processors

MSI announced its AMD AM3 motherboards as well as BIOS upgrades for MSI’s AM3 motherboards to enable support for AMD’s new generation AM3+ multi-core processors. Through the BIOS upgrades, MSI says users will be able to take full advantage of the power of AMD AM3+ multi-core processors without extra expenses. In addition to providing the BIOS upgrades to consumers, MSI will upgrade the BIOS on new AM3 motherboards before shipping. A list of the MSI AM3 motherboards that will support the AMD AM3+ multi-core processors is below.

Note: As we've pointed out previously, the official word from AMD is that Bulldozer will only be supported on AM3+ motherboards. As a result, it may not be the best idea to count on AM3+ CPU support if you have an AM3 motherboard.

Full compatibility with AMD AM3+ multi-core processors MSI AM3 mainboards allow absolute painless upgrade

[Taipei, Taiwan] Internationally renowned mainboard and graphics card manufacturer MSI officially announced its AMD AM3 mainboards and the corresponding BIOS versions with full compatibility with all AMD AM3+ multi-core processors. By upgrading the BIOS with a few simple steps, users can enjoy the powerful performance of AMD AM3+ multi-core processors without extra expenses. The brand new AMD AM3+ multi-core processors have more cores and larger L3 cache memory capacity. Also, the built-in 2nd generation Turbo Core technology also boosts the performance of the new AMD AM3+ multi-core processors. Along with the latest 32nm process which significantly enhances the electrical specifications, AMD AM3+ multi-core processors will absolutely be the next-generation indicator of performance.

In addition to upgrading all BIOS on the existing AM3 mainboards supporting AMD AM3+ multi-core processors before shipping to correspond to the upcoming AMD AM3+ processors, MSI will post the BIOS of corresponding mainboards with support for the new AMD AM3+ processors for consumers to upgrade their MSI AM3 mainboards in order to meet their demands for system upgrade and experiencing the powerful performance of the next-generation AMD processors.

MSI AM3 mainboards with support for AMD AM3+ multi-core processors and corresponding BIOS versions:

Mainboard Model

Chipset

Corresponding BIOS version

890FXA-GD70

AMD 890FX

A7640AMS.190

890FXA-GD65

AMD 890FX

A7640AMS.I20

890GXM-G65

AMD 890GX

A7642AMS.1A0

880GMA-E55

AMD 880G

coming soon

880GMA-E45

AMD 880G

coming soon

880GMA-E35

AMD 880G

coming soon

880GMS-E35

AMD 880G

coming soon

870A-G54

AMD 870

coming soon

870S-G54

AMD 870

coming soon

870A-G46

AMD 870

coming soon

870S-G46

AMD 870

coming soon

870-C45

AMD 770

coming soon

760GM-E51

AMD 760G

coming soon

760GM-P33

AMD 760G

coming soon

This model list will be updated continuously

For the latest information, please visit here: MSI AM3+ CPU Support

Via:  MSI

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