AMD Socket Question

Started Apr 20, 2013 | Discussions thread
ilysaml
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Re: AMD Socket Question
In reply to BrianPriceUK, Apr 22, 2013

BrianPriceUK wrote:

Hi

I'm beginning to get the itch for a new computer, and I've always used AMD CPUs.

What is the difference between the current sockets -

Socket AM3
Socket AM3+
Socket FM1 and
Socket FM2

TIA

Brian

AM3+ is the newest socket for AMD FX based CPUs (Bulldozer and Piledriver).

AM3 is the older socket for Phenom, Phenom II based CPUs.

FM1/2 are for AMD APUs (Accelerated Processing Units) which combines a CPU and a GPU on the same die.

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