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Will socket am3 support the bulldozer cpus?

ok title says it all, i firsyt thought it did but someone posted something saying only socket am3+ will support the bulldozer cpus, is this true?
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    Yes this is true that Bulldozer will only run in AM3+ but what AMD did for us was they made it backwards compatible with AM3 CPUs.
  2. thanks just read another thread saying that only socket am3+will support the bulldozers, this is quite depressing
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  4. gordon_81 said:
    thanks just read another thread saying that only socket am3+will support the bulldozers, this is quite depressing

    Not really yes by an economical standpoint but from a performance aspect Bulldozer needed a new socket to really show us what it can do.
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