Topic Title: Dont have a supporting AMD FX-9370 motherboard
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 01/11/2014 08:17 PM
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I bought a FX-9370, and i have been having some issues with random FPS drops in high intensity games.

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and the 9370 isnt a supported processor, so i wanted to know if the issue could stand here?


I cant return the processor so im screwed 

 01/11/2014 10:23 PM
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Why would you buy a CPU thats not supported on your motherboard? So if you can't return the CPU then buy a new motherboard. 


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 01/12/2014 02:23 PM
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Yes the problem could very well be the mobo VRM circuit overheating and throttling the CPU voltage and frequency. This is why you should not use CPUs on mobos that do not officially support them. There are only a handful of mobos that have the proper VRM mobo circuit design to provide the 220W TDP power required for a FX-9000 series CPU.


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