I just ordered my motherboard (GIGABYTE GA-MA790GPT-UD3H AM3 AMD 790GX) and my processor, (AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz), and I cant seem to find AM3 compatible CPU coolers on newegg. Does anyone have any recommendations for non-liquid CPU coolers around the $30 range that definitely fit AM3?
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All AM2 and AM2+ cpu coolers are compatible with AM3 sockets. Nothing has changed except for the removal of those two pins. Everything else is exactly the same.
Thanks, I knew they were similar sockets, but I wasnt 100% sure if the shape changed at all on AM3's in a way that would make the cooler fit differently, and newegg didnt specifically list an "AM3" category under cooler sizes.
id shoot for this ,its currently the best cooler for the price