AM3 socket CPU upgrade Tags: CPUs Socket Phenom Last response: May 4, 2011 9:52 PM in CPUs Share johara68 May 4, 2011 8:42:56 PM Hello Electronic Oz, I have a AM3 socket that currently runs a Phenom II x4 3.3GHz, will the M2N78-LA (Violet) motherboard support the Phenom II x6 3.0GHz processor? Thank you. Jack More about : am3 socket cpu upgrade saint19 a c 159 à CPUs May 4, 2011 9:25:04 PM Hi and welcome to Tom's forum. If I'm right, you have a pre-build rig or Pegatron mobo right? That mobo doesn't support the X6. m 0 l popatim a c 141 à CPUs May 4, 2011 9:52:33 PM I'm pretty sure that 95w cpu's is the limit for that mobo so your answer is no. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Looking to Upgrade AM3 Socket CPU! Please Help! Forum Upgrading my am2+ socket cpu. am3 comaptible? Forum SolvedWanting to Upgrade, but I have a AM3 socket motherboard and am on a budget! Forum SolvedCan a FM2 or FM2+ CPU fit in a AM3 or AM3+ socket of a motherboard? Forum SolvedCan a AM3 CPU fit in a AM3+ socket? Forum SolvedCan I use Antec C40 CPU Cooler into AM3+ socket? Forum SolvedWhat is a good CPU that fits the AM3 socket that would boost my gaming performance? Forum SolvedCould my AM2 socket MOBO support an AM3 CPU? Forum SolvedWill AM3+ CPU work with a AM3 Socket Motherboard? Forum SolvedCan AM3+ cpu socket fit with an AM2 socket motherboard Forum SolvedWill an AM3 CPU work in an AM3+ Socket Motherboard? Forum Solvedcpu Am3+ in Am3 socket Forum Solvedwould an am3 cpu fit in an am2 socket??? Forum SolvedBroken am3+ plastic on socket...is it still possible to place cpu, or should I RMA.... Forum SolvedWould you buy a Steamroller based socket AM3+ desktop CPU if available? Forum Solvedcan a am3+ mobo support a fm2 cpu socket? Forum SolvedAM3(+) CPU in AM2 socket? Forum SolvedAM3+ cpu to AM3 socket ??? Forum SolvedAM2+ CPU in an AM3 Socket (Maybe) Forum SolvedIs MSI 760GM-P21 (FX), socket AM3+ compatible with AMD FX 8320 cpu? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !