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Can Phenom II support be added to Asus M3A78-EMH HDMI, please?Smile
Yes, although I would appreciate you having a AM3 CPU to test with so i can add it to the ASUS project.

TheWiz
(04-03-2010, 02:58 PM)TheWiz Wrote: [ -> ]Yes, although I would appreciate you having a AM3 CPU to test with so i can add it to the ASUS project.

TheWiz

Bump.

Is it possible to get this bios modded? I am attempting to use an AM2+ Phenom II X2 550 cpu in this mobo. I also have an AM3 Phenom II X6 1045T in another PC that I could test with.

FYI - I also found another thread on the topic, see https://www.bios-mods.com/forum/Thread-A...elp-Please
Note the poster mentions he attempted to use the bios from the M3A78 PRO.
The only other Asus mobo that I could find with AMD 780G chipset and phenom II CPU support is the M3A78-EM, which is also mentioned in that thread.

Edit; If it helps, there seems to be a bunch of ASRock 780G+SB700 mobos that have Phenom II CPU support. See A780FullHD, A780FullDisplayPort, A780GXE/128M (this one is full-atx, so might be quite different feature wise). There are also 2 with 780G + SB710, A780GM-LE, A780GMH/128M.
Just an update, I did a lot of research into this, which I have documented a bunch of here: http://forums.overclockers.com.au/showth...?t=1180852

Modding the M3A78-EMH HDMI bios seems impractical as it uses an AGESA 3.1.?.?, and when all the similar Asus bioses got updated to 3.3.2.0, they significantly changed the way it is integrated in the bios. So replacing it doesn't seem possible. A similar thing happened with all the bioses when AGESA went to 3.7.0.0.

So as mentioned at the end of the thread above, I just flashed on a bios from the M3A78-EM, and got lucky with a working PC Big Grin