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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

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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
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October 1, 2012 6:08:06 AM

thanks
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October 1, 2012 7:12:59 AM

Yes AM3+ is backward compatible.
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