Athlon 64 revision E won't work on some Nforce 3/4 boards

PROBLEMS APPEAR to be affecting Athlon 64 revision E chips on some Nforce 3 and Nforce 4 motherboards. Symptoms include motherboard shut down and failure to boot, according to reports here from CeBIT.

Revision E chips from AMD are just released and brings stuff like SSE3 support inside a 90 nanometre die. AMD on the other hand didn’t make a big noise about its announcement.

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I read some AMD guy said that a simple BIOS update could fix this. Let’s see what happens…