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 321 à CPUs a b V Motherboard a b 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. 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMsi ms-7501 with AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb ForumAMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition mobo compatibility ForumDoes the AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition go with this motherboard? ForumAMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Compatibility Questions ForumAMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Question? ForumAMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition running at 800mhz?! ForumAMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition overclock guide ForumAMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition ForumShould THREE DDR3 1600 sticks for AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition be better t ForumAMD Phenom ii x4 965 Black edition or i3 2120 ForumPhenom II X4 965 Black Edition from the 830? ForumPhenom II x4 965 black edition overclocking ForumAmd phenom ii x4 965 black edition running cpu heavy games ForumAmd phenom II x6 1045t vs amd phenom II X5 Black Edition 965 ForumUpgrading CPU AMD Phenom 9560 Quad to Phenom II X4 965 Black AM3 3.4Gh ForumHd 6770 atx 450w psu ForumIs 55C a safe temp for AMD FX 4100 under load? ForumLife after Socket 1156 ForumCorsair 600T Special Edition Side Fan Question ForumAMD Athlon 3200 Socket A shuts down PC, help please! More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !