CPU / MainBoard Compaitibility Tags: CPUs Processors Socket Last response: January 8, 2013 9:13 PM in CPUs Share Anonymous a b à CPUs January 8, 2013 8:33:17 PM Hello, is an am3+ processor compatitble with an AM3 socket More about : cpu mainboard compaitibility Proximon a b à CPUs January 8, 2013 9:13:09 PM There is more to it than that, because specific boards might not be able to handle specific CPUs due to power constraints. Technically, it's possible and some boards were forward compatible. Just go to the board manufacturers website and look at the CPU support list. Also look at the BIOS updates. If buying a new board, you will want to get AM3+ though. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumThinking about replacing CPU need help with compaitibility please ForumCPU / Mainboard Compatability ForumDELL Precision T7400: CPU or mainboard problem? ForumLooking for a CPU cooler for a old Asus A8N-VM mainboard (Socket 939) ForumMultiple symptoms, could this be a mainboard failure? ForumCan my mainboard support this video card? ForumHP NC6400 Mainboard Problem ! Multiplier locked and CPU on 100% ForumPrimary target : Mainboard ! ForumNew mainboard for i7 920 ForumMainboard and CPU suggestion ForumBest Mainboard+CPU Upgrade ForumBudget CPU/Mainboard /RAM upgrade for father's PC, to run Win7 64 ForumAJAX C2 MAINBOARD SATA cpu socket 479 ForumCPU Temperature problem with ECS A780GM-A mainboard ForumConnecting case to mainboard ForumCan a broken Router/AP kill my mainboard ? ForumMinimum power for P5N-D mainboard ? ForumAMD Phenom II X4 975 - best mainboard Forum6300 fx vishera black edition ForumShould i get better CPU or 2 GPU's? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !