AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition socket Tags: CPUs Motherboards Phenom AMD Socket Compatibility Last response: September 16, 2012 5:28 AM in CPUs Share jaylopez508 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? More about : amd phenom 965 black edition socket jaguarskx a c 480 à CPUs a b V Motherboard a c 122 À AMD 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. m 0 l mocchan a c 109 à CPUs a b V Motherboard 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Mother board for AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX Forum SolvedNeed advice on overclocking AMD phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II X4 965 black edition Running Slow :( Forum Solvedcan i upgrade to an amd phenom ii x4 965 black edition with my mobo? Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II 965 X4 Black Edition /w G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2400 Forum SolvedAMD Phenom ii x4 965 Black Edition will it work on my mobo? Forum SolvedWill AMD Phenom II x4 965 Black Edition bottleneck the GTX GeForce 770 Card. Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II x4 965 Black Edition worth it? Forum AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition will it bottleneck? Forum Getting new mobo, will AMD Phenom II X4 970 Black Edition Deneb Quad-Core 3.5GHz Socket AM3 125W processor work Forum Solvedamd phenom ii x4 965 black edition vs 3570k Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Forum SolvedAmd phenom ii x4 965 black edition running cpu heavy games Forum SolvedMsi ms-7501 with AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb Forum CPU temp reaching upto 90c! ( AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition) Forum SolvedUpgrading from AMD Phenom II X4 910 to AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Forum Asus M4A785TD-V EVO Socket AM3AMD Phenom X4 965 Black Edition 3 4GHz compatable Forum SolvedI7 920 OR AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Forum AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition bottleneck? Forum AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz with R9 270 or R9 280 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !