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Will socket am3 support the bulldozer cpus?

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September 2, 2010 1:57:00 PM

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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September 2, 2010 2:00:58 PM

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.
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September 2, 2010 2:09:03 PM

thanks just read another thread saying that only socket am3+will support the bulldozers, this is quite depressing
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September 2, 2010 2:09:20 PM

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September 2, 2010 2:25:51 PM

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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September 2, 2010 7:35:21 PM

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