07-12-2010 05:57 PM
I have a customer with an hp a6720f . The mobo went bad , and of course , you cant get one from hp , so I end up ordering one and the original unit came with an AM2+ and I get a AM3
My question is will the AM2+ processor fit in the AM3 motherboard? I know you can go the other way or is the pin configuration different?
07-12-2010 07:25 PM
Check out the AM3 microATX boards at www.newegg.com At least two of them indicate that you should be OK.
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