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will the new amd cpus work in a am3+ socket?

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Hi
So i was wondering the new amd cpus ( 28nm i hear ) will work in existing am3+ sockets?
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it should, though I hear rumors of them using a different socks for each new cpu line in the future similiar to intel
    
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AMD says that the FX second gene will be AM3+.
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going on the past trend of AMD, it will either be meant for AM3+ or if there is a newer socket available for the cpu but it will still be compatible with AM3+, however it will not allow the cpu to work to its full potential.

Like how you can stick an AM3+ chip in some AM2 boards.
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