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.... 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. 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst-time build: AM3 + or FM2 based processor? ForumA budget built for my kids- AM3 vs FM1 ForumAMD Steamroller speculation... and expert conjecture ForumAMD Richland Series ForumSystem Requirements ForumWow 8350 isnt so bad Forum2013 Upgrade parts. ForumCheaper without performance loss ForumWhats a good overclocking cpu ForumHelp Building $700 Gaming PC ForumHow will this build fare me? ForumMy PC will not boot past B2 screen ForumHDD will only create new volumes, not partitions, Help! ForumHow long will this rig last? Forum[Solved] First time to build a computer, will this be fine? ForumWill this build work together? ForumWill this build run (For ex.) DayZ ForumComputer will not power on with PCI cables plugged in ForumWill this work and will it be powerful enough to stream? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !