Skrying wrote:Socket AM2 does work with AM3 processors, AM2 processors do not work in socket AM3.
The real issue here is if the BIOS supports the new processor, which I'm not convinced it does.
BlackJammy wrote:Well isn't the CPU he's currently using, the Athlon II X2 250u, a Socket AM3? So his motherboard takes AM3 CPUs. He'd have to worry about about BIOS compatibility and having a rear exhaust fan. Hey, gimme that CPU when you're through with it after upgrading, OK?
scpulp wrote:I think you're pushing it. What you also need to remember is that the BIOS of your tower may not even recognize the new processor.
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