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45nm, Socket AM3 Phenoms to work in current sockets?

 
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 3:43 pm    Post subject: 45nm, Socket AM3 Phenoms to work in current sockets? Reply with quote

While Phenoms will indeed require a new AM3 socket to tap into DDR3 memory,

Fudzilla claims that the AM3 socket will be backward-compatible with AM2+
sockets. If true, that means users will be able to slap a Socket AM3 Phenom
into a Socket AM2+ motherboard and have the chip use DDR2 memory. If mounted
into a Socket AM3 ...read more
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