Topic Title: AMD FX-9590 compatible with ASRock 990 FX Extreme 4
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 11/07/2013 08:08 AM
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Checkmate99
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Hi there, well I'm building a new pc, and my questen is allready in the title of this thread

But here it is again:

 

Is the AMD FX-9590 CPU compatible with the ASRock 990 FX Extreme 4 Mainboard?

 

Thank you for your help in advance, cheers

 11/07/2013 08:58 AM
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Go to your preferred internet search engine, type in "ASRock 990FX Extreme 4 CPU support list" and follow the link to the ASRock page.

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 11/07/2013 09:07 AM
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sooooo if i can read correct the answer is no?^^

 11/07/2013 09:47 AM
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Yes, it is not supported on the Extreme4, only the Extreme9.

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 11/07/2013 09:48 AM
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The answer is NO because the VRM circuit on this and most AM3+ mobos can not provide the full 220w power required for the FX-9000 series CPUs. If you try to run these FX-9000 CPUs on the std. AM3+ mobos they are likely to burn up the mobo VRM circuit or constantly crash when the CPU is loaded down.

Asrock has tested and approved the Extreme9 and 990FX Fatality for the FX-9000 CPUs because these two mobos have a highend 12-phase VRM circuit that can properly supply the required power for a FX-9000 series CPU.

Asus and Gigabyte both have one model AM3+ mobo that can handle the FX-9000. Always check the mobo makers website "Supported CPU models" before spending money on a mobo.



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 11/07/2013 10:16 AM
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Thank you all! Very helpful, thx

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