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 rds1220 a c 134 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. Related resources Socket 939 mount and FM2 Mount for ZALMAN CNPS9700 - Forum Socket FM2 heat sink fan help! - Forum Cpu cooler for FM2 Socket - Forum Does P4 478 socket heatsink converts for a10 trinity FM2 socket ? - Forum AMD socket FS1 vs AMD socket FM2 - 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 jaguarskx a c 318 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFM2 Socket help! ForumFM1 and FM2 Sockets ForumWill AMD's Richland APUs use the FM2 Socket ? Forum[FS/FT] Socket 775 and AM2 + Part Outs ForumFirst-time build: AM3+ or FM2 based processor? ForumAMD Athlon II X3 455 in a AM2 Socket ForumAMD FX-60 Toledo Core 939 VS AMD A6-5400k Trinity FM2 ForumPentium G630 paired with GTX 650? ForumRunning two i7 3770k on dual socket mobo ForumQuestion about socket ForumFastest processor for a PPGA478 socket Forum[Solved] Socket 1155 issue ForumSocket 2011 air coolers ForumAMD Phenom II X4 Quad Core 940 3.0Ghz Socket AM2+ Forum[Solved] Socket FM2 heat sink fan help! More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !