Will Excavator Be Am3+? Tags: New Build Systems Last response: February 11, 2013 11:48 PM in Systems Share CheesyHotDogPuff February 11, 2013 11:37:38 PM I'm planning to get a fx-6300 then upgrade later on to piledriver or excavator. Will excavator be am3+. More about : excavator am3 cutebeans February 11, 2013 11:41:36 PM Wait, I'm going to consult my crystal ball.... m 0 l cball1311 February 11, 2013 11:47:02 PM Total confusion here. 1. The 6300 uses Piledriver architecture, not Bulldozer. 2. The next generation of AMD CPUs will be called Steamroller, not expected to release until 2014. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer CheesyHotDogPuff February 11, 2013 11:48:11 PM cball1311 said:Total confusion here. 1. The 6300 uses Piledriver architecture, not Bulldozer. 2. The next generation of AMD CPUs will be called Steamroller, not expected to release until 2014. Yes, I knew that. They are both am3+. EDIT: Sorry, I meant steamroller, not piledriver. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedis GIGABYTE GA-990XA-UD3 rev 3.0 AM3+ is a good mobo for upgrade ? Forum SolvedGaming AM3+ CPU suggested for Nvidia video card GTX 650 1gb? Forum SolvedAM3+ Motherboard for under $100 Forum SolvedAM3+ Motherboard Under £50 Amazon UK Forum SolvedGood AM3+ mobo Forum SolvedWanting to Upgrade, but I have a AM3 socket motherboard and am on a budget! Forum SolvedIs The AM3+ The Same As The AM3 Processor That This Board Supports Forum SolvedBest AM3+ 990fx Overclocking Motherboard Forum SolvedGaming AMD 3.5 AM3+ FX 6-Core Edition FX-6300 (FD6300WMHKBOX) Processor Forum SolvedArctic Cooling Freezer 7 pro with socket AM3+? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my CPU? Easy to Upgrade? Best CPU for AM3+? Forum Solvedhelp me choose a rig Amd Am3+ Forum SolvedCan you put Am3+ processor into AM3 soket? Forum SolvedHow Far Can I Overclock (AsRock Fatal1ty AM3+, FX 8350, 700 Watt PSU, Corsair H110i) Forum SolvedCan I use an amd3 cooler on an am3+ cpu? Forum SolvedAMD GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ Motherboard!? Forum SolvedBest AM3+ Motherboard under 130$ Forum SolvedAMD cpu next generation AM3+ Forum SolvedCoolermaster Hyper tx3 am3+ installation Forum Solved20$ Am3+ cpu cooler Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !