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Ok how long has AMD let you keep the same motherboard or at least supported older CPU's and DDR2 RAM?

For most motherboards it's seen 3 sets of new CPU refreshes and some even support the 6 core ones! Simmer down, its ok. You'll survive, who knows how long they will keep AM3+ but hopefully at least for a few years.

Intel doesn't do this so switching to them thinking they will keep the same socket for 3 years is ignorant.




Don't rip AMD for not supporting AM3+ CPU's in their new motherboards is what I'm trying to say.


and for the record AM3 motherboards WILL NOT support AM3+ CPU's in case you were wondering as well
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Its not really hard to keep the same sockets when you've been reusing the same arch since K8.
    
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Its not really hard to keep the same sockets when you've been reusing the same arch since K8.



CPU's are physically different. One pin
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Its not really hard to keep the same sockets when you've been reusing the same arch since K8.
hmm I smell fanboyism
    
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well i'm not going bulldozer
cus I do not want to get a new mobo yet
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