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Old 11-01-2012, 11:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Swapping CPU's

This may be a dumb question as I'm far behind and have never really followed AMD but can these CPU's be swapped?

Currently the PC has an "AMD A6-3600 Quad Core". I'm looking at replacing it with either of these two CPU's... "AMD Phenom II X6 1045T 6 Core CPU or AMD Phenom II X4 945 Quad Core CPU".
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Old 11-01-2012, 12:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Swapping CPU's

sorry, your cpu is socket fm1.

the phenoms are am3

that means the new ones wont work. youre looking at a motherboard change to upgrade.
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If you are doing a full upgrade might as well go Intel.
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