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Athlon 64 X2 and AM3 Mobo

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April 20, 2012 11:28:05 PM

Hello,
I am reading all kind s of conflicting info. Will an Athon 64 X2 work in a AM3 Mobo?

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a c 203 à CPUs
April 21, 2012 12:48:31 AM

Is that one of the Manchester or Toledo Athlon 64 X2 CPUs?
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a c 83 à CPUs
April 21, 2012 2:49:21 AM

No it won't, they don't have a DDR3 memory controller and the pin layout is slightly different to prevent it from fitting. You need an Athlon II/Phenom II for AM3 motherboards.
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