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Question about compatibility: Socket 939 and 761

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I have an older AMD 4200+ that is currently in a socket 939 Motherboard. I was looking into upgrading the motherboard and have seen people using 4200+ in the socket 761 motherboards. I just don't know if the newer 4200+ processors are the same as the older or not and if I can use a socket 761?
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What I am trying to do is use the 4200+ processor, use ddr2 ram (over 8gb+), have onboard graphics, and an onboard gigabit lan. This will be used as my Windows Home Server.
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939 (pins) is a DDR MB as is the 754 (pins). Neither of those sockets interchange.
The AM2 however are a totally different socket than the above and require DDR2 RAM
    
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yeah there is no socket 761, although there IS an sis 761 chipset, which is used on socket 754.

As Duke said above, the CPU's arent interchangeable. No cpu from 754, 939, or AM2 can fit or operate in a different socket.
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