Motherboard Max TDP is 95W but it supports 125W chips somehow..?


Jan 20, 2012

Processor upgrade information

Max TDP: 95W
Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
NOTE: Only Socket AM3 processors are supported with this motherboard.
AMD Phenom II X6 10xxT Six-Core (Thuban core)
AMD Phenom II X4 9xx/9xxe/8xx Quad-Core (Deneb core)

AMD Phenom II X3 7xx/7xxe Triple-Core (Heka core)
AMD Phenom II X2 5xx (Callisto core)
AMD Athlon X4 6xx/6xxe (Propus)
AMD Athlon X3 4xx/4xxe (Rana)
AMD Athlon X2 2xx/2xxe (Regor)
AMD Sempron Single Core 1xx (Sargas core)

All 4 core and 6 core AMD processors have a max TDP of 125 if I'm not mistaken.
Most likely they didn't updated that info correctly, only the CPU chart and that is important.

U could double check with them, but the mobo was made well before the 125W CPU's so that 95W max. is just stuck in there.

The important part is that the 125W CPU was added to the chart!