Has anyone try to install fx 8350 on msi 890fxa-gd70
hi guys, i want to upgrade my CPU to fx 8350 pile driver but i have msi 890fx-Gd70 mobo and i want to know if anyone has try that on this mobo or is capable of handling that cpu. i have the lastest bios 1.0e
Your MSI 890FXA-GD70 - http://www.msi.com/product/mb/890FXA-GD70.html#/?div=CPUSupport only lists Bulldozer (Zambezi) CPU's so until such time there's CPUID (microcode) support for AMD Piledriver's the new CPU would more than likely fail to post. So if and when MSI offers Piledriver support you must first flash you BIOS; use only M-Flash and never flash through an OS.
Granted every Piledriver AM3+ MOBO I've seen (so far) has been paired with an AMD 9 Series Chipset. Also, the only info I've seen were pre-released slides showing AM3+ and 'AMD 9 Series Chipset'.
The only info on AMD's site I've found is vague - http://www.amd.com/us/press-releases/Pages/new-amd-fx-line-2012oct23.aspx and http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/processors/amdfx/Pages/amdfx-model-number-comparison.aspx
So if there's official info limiting Piledriver's to AMD 9 Series Chipset's I haven't seen it ... yet. Certainly, I wouldn't be surprised.
Update, ASRock's 890FX supports the FX-8350; link - http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/890FX%20Deluxe5/?cat=CPU
spookyman said:You might just have to buy a new Motherboard to upgrade.
why it's that ASRrock 890fx support 8350 CPU but not msi 890fx. msi needs to come out with bios update or they want us to buy another new board. if so i will not buy msi mobo but i will rather buy ASROCK OR GIGABYTE MOBO.
Even the ASUS M5A88-M (880G) supports the FX-8350 - http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3Plus/M5A88M/#CPUS
As to 'why' ... maybe/hopefully MSI hasn't gotten around to doing it yet or maybe they won't ever. NewEgg lists the MSI 890FX-GD70 as 'Discontinued' - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130274