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AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition socket

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September 16, 2012 5:05:48 AM

what is the difference between AM3 and AM3+ can i buy a AM3+ motherboard and have it compatible?

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September 16, 2012 5:08:35 AM

I don't really follow AMD sockets very closely. But the general answer is "Yes".

AM3+ motherboards are completely compatible with AM3 CPUs.
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September 16, 2012 5:28:27 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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