What is backward compliant processor Tags: CPUs Processors Last response: November 6, 2010 7:59 PM in CPUs Share MMPOORNBOORN November 6, 2010 7:41:52 PM what is backward compliant More about : backward compliant processor | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove tecmo34 CPUs Master November 6, 2010 7:59:10 PM It is a CPU that works with a motherboard from a previous chipset. Example, the AM3 CPU is on a different socket but it will still run on the previous AM2+ socket. AMD is really the only one that offers this option. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>What is backward compliant processor> Related ressources: ForumDoes anyone know when PCI Express Version 2 compliant graphic cards wi ForumWhat does it mean to be ATX12V 2.01 compliant ? Forumpci express backward compatibility ForumExternal eSATA port multiplier for non-multiplier- compliant SATA port ForumOSX Unix compliant question ForumSapphire HD 5770 FleX 1GB GDDR5, is it HDCP compliant ? Forum2.0 Compliant ? ForumI have a compaq presario sr2150nx with a 3.40ghz pentium d dual core processor a ForumWhy Aren't Cards Backwards Compatible Forumnon - 2.0 Compliant needed ForumAGP Compliant ForumBarcelona Doesn't Deliver - Benchmarks Deemed Non- Compliant ForumBackward compatibility = absolute must ForumNo backward compatibility in Xbox 2 ForumI need to know if 9800gtx+ is backward compatible ForumIs a video card worth buying if it is only backward compatible ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumWhat are the capacitors in the pentium 4 ForumWhat do ya' think? ForumWhat headphones have lots of bass.. But then wont blow easily. More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !