A75 CPU on an A55 mobo? Tags: CPUs Last response: June 24, 2013 8:52 PM in CPUs Share radiantjet June 24, 2013 8:11:26 PM Is an AMD A75 CPU compatible with an A55 motherboard? Both are FM2. More about : a75 cpu a55 mobo sonexpc a b à CPUs June 24, 2013 8:16:15 PM AMD A75 should be refer to chipset ... not the CPU.... if you have a CPU in AMD A75 chipset MB ... it will work on A55 motherboard Both are FM1 not FM2 m 0 l radiantjet June 24, 2013 8:25:52 PM sonexpc said:AMD A75 should be refer to chipset ... not the CPU.... if you have a CPU in AMD A75 chipset MB ... it will work on A55 motherboard Both are FM1 not FM2 I saw an unbocking vid on the CPU and on a label It stated "A75" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ^Thats the CPU, its a FM2. It is recommended with an a75 chipset The mobo is an MSI FM2 A55 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ^mobo I'm just a little confused, they are both compatible because they have FM2 sockets right? m 0 l Related resources AMD A55 MoBo Upgrading CPU (A6-3670k) - Forum Do AMD FM1 and/or FM2 A55, A75 or A85 chips support PCI-E 3.0? - Forum Good A55 / A75 (FM1) board for OCing - Forum Upgrading CPU-GPU on an AMD A55 - MSI A55M-P33 - Forum HDD can't be read by A10 5800k with A75 mobo - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer radiantjet June 24, 2013 8:39:49 PM So, I just realized it is recommended with an a75 chipset... m 0 l sonexpc a b à CPUs June 24, 2013 8:50:19 PM A75 chipset is better than A55 chipset ... But A55 CHipset MSI FM2 Main Board you pick will work with that cpu.. no problem ...for $20 different I will go for A75 .. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/FM2_APU_Preview/... m 0 l radiantjet June 24, 2013 8:52:22 PM sonexpc said:A75 chipset is better than A55 chipset ... But A55 CHipset MSI FM2 Main Board you pick will work with that cpu.. no problem ...for $20 different I will go for A75 .. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/FM2_APU_Preview/... Only problem is I've already ordered them, but what will I be missing out on by not getting the A75? Thanks for your help by the way. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can I flash newBIOS,with only Richland CPU ,A75 FM2 MB, Forum ASRock A75M-HVS FM1 AMD A75 (Hudson D3) + AMD A4 3300 CPU -- NO VIDEO Forum SolvedGood mobo for cpu? Forum SolvedWill my cpu fan fit on my MOBO? Forum SolvedCPU MoBo Combo help Forum SolvedBuilding PC, couple $100 to spare for mobo/cpu Forum SolvedMobo + RAM + CPU (Components Compatibility Review) Forum SolvedBest CPU+mobo+cpu cooler combo for Quad SLI no budget limit Forum SolvedCompatible Mobo and CPU ? Forum SolvedWhat is the fastest CPU I can without changing my mobo? Forum Solvedmobo N051F + cpu EC3539 Forum Solvednew mobo cpu psu and gpu but does it go together?? Forum SolvedRebuilding my all-round PC, dillema with MoBo and CPU Forum SolvedI'm planning to upgrade mobo and cpu. Forum SolvedDo I need to reinstall windows 8 if I replace my MOBO and CPU? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !