Best am2+ processor Tags: CPUs Processors Product Last response: November 6, 2009 2:26 AM in CPUs Share clayed21085 November 6, 2009 1:01:43 AM what's the best am2+ processor up to 95 watt. More about : am2 processor hunter315 a c 161 à CPUs November 6, 2009 1:04:40 AM http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/269464-28-best-option... You were already answered, and AM3 CPUs work with AM2+ boards but not the other way around. clayed21085 November 6, 2009 1:08:43 AM not really, now I'm asking if I only had the option of an am2+ processor not an am3 , what are my options, this is the last question on this subject for me. Related resources Best processor for price AM2 + - Forum Best AM2 + processor - Forum Best AM2 +, 95W AMD X4 Processor ? - Forum AM3 processor on AM2 + chipset? - Forum Will my AM2 motherboard support AM2 + or a quadcore processor ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer hunter315 a c 161 à CPUs November 6, 2009 1:22:07 AM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... That is your only half way decent option. Why would you be restricted only to AM2+ processors? clayed21085 November 6, 2009 1:41:05 AM because it's an generic board (nettle 3) and most likely does not have an bios update for a am3 cpu. I might just have to kick down and get a new motherboard. loneninja a c 83 à CPUs November 6, 2009 1:58:42 AM Best dual core would be the X2 7850, and the best quad core would be the X4 9650(9750 if you can find one of the rare 95W versions, they were exclusive to oem) someguy7 a b à CPUs November 6, 2009 2:03:42 AM Chances are if the board can run the best am2+ cpu it can run the am3 cpus. Just stop this entire guessing game. Go to board makers website and look it up. Or email them. clayed21085 November 6, 2009 2:26:09 AM loneninja, is this what you're talking about.......http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] ption-watt Forum AM2 + Processor Forum AM2 processors with DDR2 - best match ups you are using? Forum AM2 + combatible processor ? Forum AM3 processor in AM2 + socket? also have other questions Forum Need input choosing AMD AM2 + processor Forum AM2 processor in a AM2 + or AM3 motherboard Forum AMD Scocket AM2 Processor Forum Best compatible motherboard for amd phenom x4 9850 2.5Ghz AM2 9850 Forum Need best AM2 + CPU Forum PSU Help Forum [Solved] Installing dual core processor Forum Intel Expands Processor Market Share Over AMD in Q3 Forum Is a Intel Celeron processor better than Intel Core 2 Duo processor? Forum [Solved] Will an AM3 CPU work with my AM2+/AM2 Mobo? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !