Am2+/am3 problem Tags: Motherboards CPUs Product Last response: September 30, 2011 7:01 PM in Motherboards Share ifoundgoldbug September 30, 2011 5:35:54 PM I bought this motherboard a while back http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... it is am2+/am3 and i am trying to put in this http://www.jr.com/amd/pe/AMD_HDX840WFGMB/ CPU and it simply will not fire up. the proc is am3 so it SHOULD work and it is a 95W so why is it not working. in addition trying to put back in the OLD proc doesn't work either. More about : am2 am3 problem rolli59 a c 1097 V Motherboard a c 850 à CPUs September 30, 2011 6:56:16 PM If neither CPU is working either the board is bad or you are doing something wrong, presuming they are both supported http://www.ecsusa.com/ECSWebSite/Product/Product_Detail... m 0 l Motopsychojdn a b V Motherboard a c 103 à CPUs September 30, 2011 7:01:27 PM All cables plugged in correctly? Moto m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAMD AM2+ VS AM3+ question Forum SolvedAM3 Asrock 960GC-GS FX with AM2+ CPU Forum SolvedAM2 cooler AM3 motherboard Forum SolvedCould my AM2 socket MOBO support an AM3 CPU? Forum SolvedCan AM3+ cpu socket fit with an AM2 socket motherboard Forum SolvedFm2 processor can fit to am3 , am2 bracket ? Forum Solvedwould an am3 cpu fit in an am2 socket??? Forum SolvedLooking to get AM3 processor in AM2+ socket Forum SolvedAM2+ heatsink in AM3+ socket? Forum SolvedAm2+/ AM3 question Forum SolvedAM3(+) CPU in AM2 socket? Forum SolvedWould using an am3 processor on an am2+ motherboard damage the cpu permanently? Forum Solvedupgrading from AM2 to AM3+ Forum SolvedBIOS Update for AM3 in AM2+ at same wattage? Forum SolvedAM2+ CPU in an AM3 Socket (Maybe) Forum Solvedcan i run an am3 cpu on an am2+ mobo Forum Upgrading cpu from am2 to am3 Forum SolvedAM3 processor on AM2+ chipset? Forum SolvedPossible to make an AM3 CPU work on an AM2+ motherboard? Forum AM3 CPU in AM2 Motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !