Socket AM2 and Socket FM2 Tags: CPUs Socket Processors Last response: December 25, 2012 9:30 PM in CPUs Share ahomicidaltaco December 25, 2012 5:47:58 PM Can you put a FM2 processor in a spot where an Am2 processor was? More about : socket am2 socket fm2 shanky887614 a b à CPUs December 25, 2012 5:58:45 PM nope different architecture m 0 l rds1220 a c 146 à CPUs December 25, 2012 6:05:39 PM ahomicidaltaco said:Can you put a FM2 processor in a spot where an Am2 processor was? No they are two different sockets and are not compatible. You can't put a AM2 or AM3 processor in a FM2 socket and the othe way around. They have a different pin arraignment so it won't work. m 0 l Related resources Any new FM2 Socket Processors? - Forum Corsair H60 on a FM2 socket??? - Forum FX cooler on fm2 socket - Forum Is the FX-6300 compatible with FM2+ Socket Motherboards? - Forum Absolute best processor for FM2+ socket. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Brett928S2 a b à CPUs December 25, 2012 6:53:59 PM Hi And you will bend the pins if you try... All the best Brett m 0 l jaguarskx a c 471 à CPUs December 25, 2012 9:30:27 PM If you want to upgrade to a new CPU you will also need a new motherboard. It has been a while since socket AM2 CPUs have been produced so your system is pretty dated. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLooking to a motherboard FM2+ socket that supports dual PCIe 3.0 at x16. Forum SolvedCan a FM2 CPU fit in a FM2+ socket? Forum SolvedCan a FM2 or FM2+ CPU fit in a AM3 or AM3+ socket of a motherboard? Forum SolvedFM2+ socket board, not happy with APU performance, will a R7 gfx be ok on this board? Forum SolvedFM2 processor in a FM2+ socket Forum SolvedCorsair H80i...Will it work on an FM2 AMD socket? Forum Solvedfm2 fm2(+) socket Forum SolvedNeed a low budget motherboard with a FM2 or FM2+ Socket Forum SolvedA good cooler for the FM2 (not FM2+) socket? Forum SolvedWill fm2+ cpus be compatible with fm2 socket? Forum SolvedWill this fit an FM2 Socket? Forum SolvedSocket Fm2+ CPU "only" vs Kaveri CPUs Forum Solvedgood AIR cooler for fm2+ socket (has to fit case) Forum Solvedcan a amd a4-5300 trinity 3.4ghz (3.6ghz turbo) socket fm2 65w dual-core desktop apu (cpu + gpu) with directx 11 graphic amd r Forum SolvedASUS A55M-E FM2 socket Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !