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SO I know that some bulldozer chips will be designed to work on the AM3 socket, not AM3+. My question is, should I sell my Motherboard and CPU for an OK AM3+ Motherboard and a bulldozer, or keep my AM3 mobo and sell the CPU for one of the AM3 Bulldozers?

I know it's a little to far to tell, but can I get some oppinions?
    
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Really? I thought none of the BUlldozer chips supported AM3.

But I'd sell it and get a AM3+ mobo.
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post #3 of 18
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Ok, I just don't want to get a crap AM3+ mobo and lose an awesome AM3 one.
    
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post #4 of 18
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Originally Posted by snelan View Post
SO I know that some bulldozer chips will be designed to work on the AM3 socket, not AM3+. My question is, should I sell my Motherboard and CPU for an OK AM3+ Motherboard and a bulldozer, or keep my AM3 mobo and sell the CPU for one of the AM3 Bulldozers?

I know it's a little to far to tell, but can I get some oppinions?
BD will only work on AM3+ boards so you'll need a new one regardless.
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SO I know that some bulldozer chips will be designed to work on the AM3 socket, not AM3+
Cite your source?
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post #6 of 18
well bulldozer wont work in am3 but am3 chips will work in am3+ so just keep your cpu a while and get an am3+ board and see how bulldozer turns out or wait for a newer stepping or price drops
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No BD is AM3+ only.
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post #8 of 18
From what I know, BD is AM3+ and will not work on AM3 boards.
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When is BD supposed to come out again? Early 2011?
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When is BD supposed to come out again? Early 2011?
April..
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