AM2 Processor in a AM2+ Socket Tags: CPUs Motherboards Socket Last response: March 3, 2012 11:02 AM in CPUs Share Matt_1 March 3, 2012 9:54:38 AM Im planning on getting an Asrock N68C-S UCC AM2+ Micro-ATX Motherboard, it has am2+ socket. Is an AM2 CPU compaitble with this motherboard? Are there any performance hits? i will be upgrading the cpu eventually to an am2+ cpu More about : am2 processor am2 socket rolli59 a c 899 à CPUs a c 1163 V Motherboard March 3, 2012 10:05:58 AM Yes http://www.asrock.com/mb/cpu.asp?Model=N68C-S%20UCC Matt_1 March 3, 2012 10:51:45 AM Thanks! and it also appears i could put an AM3+ cpu in there as well , although the Hyper Transport link wouldn't be quite up to scratch Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rolli59 a c 899 à CPUs a c 1163 V Motherboard March 3, 2012 11:02:15 AM Matt_1 said:Thanks! and it also appears i could put an AM3+ cpu in there as well , although the Hyper Transport link wouldn't be quite up to scratch AM3 up to 95watt tdp which is better than a AM2+ CPU! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHelp regarding am2 socket processor..,.. Forum SolvedIs the socket am2 processor backward compatible with socket754 Forum SolvedLooking to get AM3 processor in AM2+ socket Forum SolvedBest Processor Upgrade for Am2 socket Forum SolvedAM3 processor in AM2+ socket? also have other questions Forum AM3+ (note the plus) processor on AM2+ socket? Forum New am3+ processor doesnt fit my am2 socket MB Forum Need a motherboard for my AMD Athlon 5000 X2 Processor its a Socket AM2 please Forum AM2+ processor in a socket AM3+ mobo - does it work??? Forum AM2 Socket Processor Upgrade HELP! Forum HP AM2+ socket need BIOS upgrade for an AM3 processor? Forum Fastest AM2+ Socket Processor for my Mobo Forum Can I Pop a Faster Processor into my HP a1747c? It has a Am2 Socket Forum Is Athlon x2 6000 the last processor Am2 socket? Forum FASTEST SOCKET AM2+ PROCESSORS Forum What happened to the socket am2 4800 processors? Forum Solvedam2+ on am2 socket? Forum SolvedAM2 socket cooler work with AM3/AM3+ Forum SolvedAMD Socket AM2 Support Forum SolvedNeed cooler for M52S-S3P AM2 socket Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !