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|02-15-2010 10:03 PM|
|superfreshmonkey113||Jaw dropping gaming?! I'm in!|
|02-15-2010 02:31 PM|
|ColdRush||It's a bad boy|
|02-15-2010 02:27 PM|
No go. Not worth it.
|02-15-2010 12:14 PM|
AM2+/AM3 processors work on AM3/AM2+/AM2 boards that utilize DDR2.
An "AM3 socket" will not handle a AM2+ CPU and older if the mobo is designed to use DDR3.
AM2+ board can support an AM3 given it uses DDR2 and it's VRM can handle it, with the apprpriate BIOS flash if needed.
edit: edited out of confusing myself. Basically it depends on the IMC (AM2+ = DDR2, AM3 = DDR2/3)
and the design of the mobo. If it's an AM2+ (DDR2) board with an AM3 CPU, there must be a BIOS flash and/or the board must be designed to handle the power requirements. If it's a DDR3 board, it only supports AM3.
|02-15-2010 07:51 AM|
|02-14-2010 12:17 AM|
|lazi punk||not bad but u can get it for cheaper for sure|
|02-14-2010 12:09 AM|
|02-13-2010 11:13 PM|
|The Master Chief||
Didnt know am2+ would work in a AM3 only socket...
|02-13-2010 11:12 PM|
|02-13-2010 11:08 PM|
|Rains||It's tigerdirect. Enough said|
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