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Asus Crosshair IV Formula AMD 890FX (Socket AM3/AM3+) DDR3 Mobo


silver78

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I'm interested in buying this mobo but am not sure it will support some of my present hardware specifically, AM2 AMD Phenom 9850 Quad core CPU and DDR2 800 RAM & Nvidia Geforce 9800GT graphics card. Any suggestions appreciated.

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retep888™

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Your AM2 AMD Phenom 9850 Quad core CPU won't work on the Asus Crosshair IV Formula AMD 890FX (AM3), it works the other way round thou, i.e. AM3 cpu on a AM2 mobo.

Your DDR2 800 RAM won't work on the Asus Crosshair IV Formula AMD 890FX, it takes DDR3 ram only.

Your Nvidia Geforce 9800GT graphics card should be ok.

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silver78

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Thanks for your info retep888. I guess I'll just soldier on with my present setup

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