Best socket am2+ cpu under 89w Tags: CPUs Motherboards Socket Product Last response: July 7, 2011 10:43 AM in CPUs Share OldGregg546 July 5, 2011 10:46:03 PM so my motherboard supports am2+ cpus at 89w or below, what is the BEST possible cpu i can get? More about : socket am2 cpu 89w buzznut a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard July 5, 2011 11:21:41 PM Probably a Phenom 1 X3 like the one here: http://www.outletpc.com/bv8352.html#axzz1RH9KfUMC However I would check to see if your mobo would support AM3 since it is the same as socket AM2. Most Am2+ boards can take an AM3, but check with your mobo manufacturer. m 0 l OldGregg546 July 5, 2011 11:29:14 PM buzznut said:Probably a Phenom 1 X3 like the one here: http://www.outletpc.com/bv8352.html#axzz1RH9KfUMC However I would check to see if your mobo would support AM3 since it is the same as socket AM2. Most Am2+ boards can take an AM3, but check with your mobo manufacturer. http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Product/Product_Detail... in the cpu tab theres a few am3 cpus, but i dont really know which one is the best m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer OldGregg546 July 7, 2011 10:43:24 AM Quote:according to that CPU support list (http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Product/Product_Detail...) a Phenom II 840 would be your best upgrade, a phenom II840 is basically an Athlon II 650 but it would still be a fantastic quad core upgrade. if you live in the US then here it is: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... use promo code HARDOCPX7X6C to get $10 off! but that cpu is 95w i thought that mobo could only use 89w and lower? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Reccomend me a AM2 CPU, 89W Forum SolvedBest CPU lga 775 socket under $75 Forum Best Gaming Socket 775 CPU Cooler For Under $40 Forum SolvedCould my AM2 socket MOBO support an AM3 CPU? Forum SolvedBest Processor Upgrade for Am2 socket Forum SolvedCan AM3+ cpu socket fit with an AM2 socket motherboard Forum Solvedwould an am3 cpu fit in an am2 socket??? Forum SolvedBest 1155 socket motherboard under £50? Forum SolvedAM3(+) CPU in AM2 socket? Forum will a AM3(+) CPU in AM2 socket? Forum SolvedAM2+ CPU in an AM3 Socket (Maybe) Forum SolvedAM3 CPU performance in an AM2 socket Forum SolvedWhat Is the best motherboard (1150 socket) for under $160 Forum Can am3 cpu go with am2+ socket? Forum SolvedBest socket 2011 motherboard under $200 Forum SolvedWhat is the best CPU cooler for a FM2 socket? Forum SolvedBest CPU for an old AM2+ Forum Socket AM2+ what CPU I can USE Forum SolvedBest AM2+ CPU for this motherboard Forum SolvedBest CPU cooler + thermalpaste (socket 1155+1150) Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !