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AM3 with AM3+ and more

My cpu has an am3 socket and L2 cache. But my motherboard has an am3+ socket and supports L3 cache. Are these compatible?
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  1. AM3 CPU should work in an AM3+ socket. According to AMD, AM3+ is backwards compatible with AM3. Just check to make sure your motherboard supports it.
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    AM3 processors would work in AM2+, AM3 and AM3+ socket MBs.
  3. MADVIU said:
    AM3 CPU should work in an AM3+ socket. According to AMD, AM3+ is backwards compatible with AM3. Just check to make sure your motherboard supports it.


    Thanks for the help!
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