PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM/AMD


Hi, I have attached a screenshot from HP of what kind of processors that the motherboard supports. It only supports AM3. Mine question is: Can it support AM3+ chips? thanks

Based on BIOS support, I would say it is not something the motherboard would support unless a BIOS update includes AM3+ processors in the list. The sockets are physically the same from my understanding, so I am certain AM3 processors will work in an AM3+ board for backwards compatibility, but not the other way around.

PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM

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