Would AM2 heat sinks+fans work on AM3 motherboards?

Which fan/heat sink will fit on this motherboard? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128419

Im going to buy an OEM Phenom II x3 cpu and need a heat sink. There aren't many AM3 heat sinks on newegg. Would AM2 heat sinks work?
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  1. Yes. AM2/2+ Heatsinks will fit AM3 as the socket hole layout is the same.
  2. ^5 +1 what shadow said!

    When I upgraded from an AM2 to an AM3 system I didn't have any problems using the same cpu heatsink.

    Here is a link to a very good web site with more useful information about cpu heatsinks that will help you make an informed decision:


    Scroll down the page to see the list of recommend AMD cpu heatsinks.
  3. Frostytech = amazing.

    You'll find the perfect heatsink for what you need there.
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