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AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition socket
Sep 16, 2012, 5:05 AM
what is the difference between AM3 and AM3+ can i buy a AM3+ motherboard and have it compatible?
Sep 16, 2012
phenom black edition socket
Sep 16, 2012, 5:08 AM
I don't really follow AMD sockets very closely. But the general answer is "Yes".
AM3+ motherboards are completely compatible with AM3 CPUs.
Sep 16, 2012, 5:28 AM
Simple answer regarding the two sockets - AM3 has less pins than AM3+
I forget the technical details but I doubt there's a lot AMD has changed IMO.
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