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AM3 Processor in AM3+ Motherboard; what type of cooler do I buy?

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May 21, 2012 4:53:21 PM

Hey all. Title says it all... I'm going to be putting a Phenom II X4 820 in an ASUS M5A88X-Evo. Do I buy a cooler for the AM3+ Motherboard, or the AM3 Chip?

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May 21, 2012 5:22:51 PM

Theres no difference AM3/AM3+ coolers fit the same way alot of sellers just haven't bothered to add AM3+ in the description