Sockets Tags: CPUs Socket Motherboards Last response: October 1, 2012 7:12 AM in CPUs Share niks67 October 1, 2012 5:46:48 AM hi i want to know if you have a cpu that is an am3 socket and a motherboard that only supports am3+ sockets would it still work More about : sockets lazyboy947 a c 175 à CPUs a b V Motherboard October 1, 2012 6:04:21 AM yes the am3 socket cpus will work fine in an am3+ motherboard. Its when u use a am3+ cpu in a am3 socket motherboard that a compatibility arises, except in certain chipset am3 motherboards usually 890FX but AM3+ mobo+AM3 cpu = Compatible m 0 l niks67 October 1, 2012 6:08:06 AM thanks m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sarinaide a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard October 1, 2012 7:12:59 AM Yes AM3+ is backward compatible. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedConfused about AMD sockets for CPU. Forum SolvedAre 1155 sockets old school or still viable? Forum SolvedCPU cooler sockets Forum SolvedQuestion about Haswell Refresh and sockets. Forum SolvedAMD Motherboard Sockets Forum SolvedMotherboard Sockets help Forum SolvedMotherboard Sockets help Forum SolvedDDR 4 sockets Forum SolvedFM2,FM2+,AM3+ sockets for AMD Forum SolvedQuestion about sockets. Forum SolvedI have a power strip with some 6 Amp sockets. I am wondering if I can make it a smart device,I.e, a wifi enabled. Please let Forum SolvedAsus B85M-E/CSM Mobo SATA sockets not working Forum SolvedHow is one able to tell amount of sockets? Forum SolvedMotherboards with two + Sockets? Forum SolvedFuture of LGA 2011 and 1150 sockets Forum Solvedextra hdmi sockets Forum SolvedCan you connect usb 3.0 mobo to usb 2.0 case sockets Forum SolvedDo CPU's have specific sockets? Forum SolvedDoes the arctic cooling freezer 64 pro fit AM3+ sockets as well as AM3? Forum SolvedQuestions about sockets and a possible upgrade Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !