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What does everyone mean by using a AM3+ CPU in a AM3 Motherboard that it would lose some of the Bulldozer's features?

What other features could there be? besides the Turbo Core which is utterly useless
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We don't no what features we would lose. Maybe we wont be able to OC as high? No Monolythical Cores ( dont no how to spell it) So it would just be an 8 core processor. Maybe somebody knows but i don't. Probably the same loss from AM2+ to AM3.
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Turbocore isn't utterly useless.
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Originally Posted by Socks keep you warm View Post
We don't no what features we would lose. Maybe we wont be able to OC as high? No Monolythical Cores ( dont no how to spell it) So it would just be an 8 core processor. Maybe somebody knows but i don't. Probably the same loss from AM2+ to AM3.
Yeah, most probably

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Turbocore isn't utterly useless.
And why do you say that? While CPU's can get stable overclock's at the turbo core freq just by using the stock voltage's. So in a way, it is.
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What was the loss from AM2+ to AM3?
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What was the loss from AM2+ to AM3?
Only thing I can think of is Turbo Core support and DDR3 memory, That's about it I guees
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Only thing I can think of is Turbo Core support and DDR3 memory, That's about it I guees
HT speed?
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HT speed?
HT speed's are about the same as AM2+ CPU's aren't they? 2000MHz?
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HT speed vs NB speed

AM2+ boards don't have NB speed control and can't handle ddr3. And you have turbo core options on most am2+ boards. Mine only has enable/disable and turbo core multiplier. No turbo core voltage. However you can handle that with AMD overdrive.
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This will answer all your questions on what features you will lose.

AM3+ Features VS AM3
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