Question about socket Tags: CPUs Processors AMD Socket Phenom Last response: December 23, 2012 12:00 PM in CPUs Share burbee December 23, 2012 11:37:25 AM So I am planning to buy the AMD Phenom II X4 965 BE, and a mobo with AM3+ socket. The processor is AM3 socket. Would there be any problems? I am doing this upgrade to get rid of my bottleneck on the GTX660 More about : question socket | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to burbee Register or log in to remove 13thmonkey CPUs Authority December 23, 2012 12:00:17 PM am3 will work in am3+ socket, but not the other way around. | Report abuse Reply to 13thmonkey Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Question about socket> Related ressources: ForumQuestion about ArctiClean used on mobo socket LGA2011 pins. ForumQuestion about bent 1155 socket pins - Fried CPU? ForumQuestion about CPU socket ForumQuestion about pentium 4 @ 2 different speeds & socket number.!!! ForumQuestion about the am3 and am3+ socket and my processor ForumQuestion about reviews and socket type. Forumquestion about socket 754 ForumQuestion about socket 423>478 upgrade ForumQuestion about upgrading to Socket A Mobo ForumNoob question about CPU 1155 socket pins ForumQuestions about ASUS Crosshair V Formula, Socket -AM3+ ForumNewbie here with a question about 7 socket mobo's ForumJust about to choose MB socket 1155 and 2011 questions ForumAre socket 1156 alredy old socket , when we know about socket 1166 and ForumQuestions about Socket 7 Tuning: Asus P55T2P4 Forumwho knows about AMD xp 2600 socket A Forumwhat about socket a sempron? Forum500w PSU ForumCM 932 Advance case question ForumWhat do you think about this PSU? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !