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just wondering if anyone here has the same feeling as me on AMD's backwards compatibility has hampered forward progess?

by that I mean not changing from a PGA to lga or other socket form.
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I think am3+ will be the Fastest Socket to leave Amd theyre gonna have to step up there game to match Intels almost 1year old Sandy bridge so there gonna have ot get rid of Socket am3+ and move onto something new
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Yes I would I just bought an AM3+ board for the new processor line if they change it after 1 processor Id be pretty upset
 
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post #4 of 41
They need to change sockets. There is only so much that adding a couple pins can do.
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They will need to complete make all the current processors non compatible for AMd to take a big step and thats what they should do am3+ is compatible with am3 and etc if the would like to see any difference in BUlldozers achitecture mostlikely they will make am4 non compatible with existing CPu
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I agree, they really need to change their socket, its been 6 years since AM2 was introduced (i think).
    
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post #7 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by rockosmodlife View Post
They need to change sockets. There is only so much that adding a couple pins can do.
Agreed. AMD needs to do a complete socket change to get the most performance from the CPU. AMD making FM2 a LGA type socket would be nice.
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I have no problem with that. As long as they refund me the money for my AM3+ board that I went out and spent 200 dollars for to be future proofed for the BD, PD, SR... chips..... If they change socket on me now I'll sure as heck jump ship to intel.
 
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post #9 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Heavy MG View Post
Agreed. AMD needs to do a complete socket change to get the most performance from the CPU. AMD making FM2 a LGA type socket would be nice.
I prefer PGA, LGA has its own share of problems.It takes whatever it take, but I don't buy into the story that the socket is whats holding the cpu back.
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Next socket by rumor is FM2.
 
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