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Originally Posted by LiNERROR View Post
AMD confirmed that AM2 processors will work in AM2+ motherboards and AM2+ processors will work on AM2 motherboards. However, due to the lack of support of HyperTransport 3.0 and separated power planes in Socket AM2 motherboards, AM2+ chips will be limited to the specifications of Socket AM2 (HyperTransport 2.0 at the speed of 1 GHz, one power plane for both Cores and IMC). AM2 chips will not benefit from faster HyperTransport and separated power planes on AM2+ motherboards as they do not support them, AM2+ motherboard then fall back to compatibility mode using AM2 specifications.

According to confirmations from AMD, Socket AM2+ will have a compatibility path with Socket AM3, AM3 processors will work in AM2+ motherboards; however, AM2+ processors will not be compatible with AM3 motherboards.
press release. i suppose if i go look it up i can find the release from abit where they say "oh sorry. no support for phenom ie am2+ for kn9 boards". i suppose i could go buy a phenom and drop it in there but i doubt it would work. would make as much as sense to get a q6600 since i would need a new board anyway.
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250GB Seagate SATA. 640GB SATA Samsung 22X Burner, HP DVD Burner Windows Vista Soyo 21.6" LCD 
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Logitech Internet Keyboard OCZ ModXStream 700W Rocketfish Logitech MX600 
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