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Can I use a AM3 aftermarket CPU fan on a AM3+ Socket MoBo


I was wondering if there is a difference, on the following.

I am Buying a AMD FX-8150 Zambezi 3.6GHz Socket AM3+. The MoBo Socket Type is also AM3+. The Thing Is I cannot find anywhere on newegg a option for after market AM3+ CPU fan. So will a Normal AM3 Work??
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  1. A bit off topic but have you already purchased a motherboard for your 8150?
  2. Yes, it is a ASUS M5A88-V EVO AM3+ AMD 880G HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
  3. I would stick with the phenoms, and overclock.
  4. Best answer
    Dont worry mate i will answer your question for you, yes an AM3 CPU cooler will fit any AM3+ socket as the mounting holes are in exactly the same place, so enjoy, oh and please come back and tell us how your 8150 works for you.
  5. Best answer selected by Duck Sauce.
  6. Will Do uther39! Thnx Bro!!!!
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