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Future of AMD am3+ socket

Hey guys. Just curious about the future of am3+ socket. I read somewhere that AMD has speculated that the AM3+ socket will be used for sure on Steamroller and most likely on Excavator. That means that the AM3+ socket will most likely be relevant for at least 3 more years. What do u think?

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AM4+ is due in 2 months

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Please make sure you're posting in the proper sub-forum and not wherever your heart desires.

 

AMD is ditching the Bulldozer based architecture in favor of Zen and is using a new socket called AM4.

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What future lol? It's already 7 years old.

 

 

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AM3+ is over, I'm at this point 90% sure they wont ever release another AM3+ CPU. 

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The best you can hope for is that AM4 has backwards compatibility on their DDR3 boards! ;)

 

AM3+ is over, I'm at this point 90% sure they wont ever release another AM3+ CPU. 

There may be a FX-4330 and FX-6330 but not sure if they are still gonna be released... :P

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Please make sure you're posting in the proper sub-forum and not wherever your heart desires.

 

AMD is ditching the Bulldozer based architecture in favor of Zen and is using a new socket called AM4.

Thank goodness for that. 

They also have been sued for misinformation over the bulldozer chips. (saying its a six core when its not truly six individual cores.)

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/217672-analysis-amd-lawsuit-over-false-bulldozer-chip-marketing-is-without-merit

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Thank goodness for that. 

They also have been sued for misinformation over the bulldozer chips. (saying its a six core when its not truly six individual cores.)

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/217672-analysis-amd-lawsuit-over-false-bulldozer-chip-marketing-is-without-merit

That was debunked since it was 5 years after release. Someone was salty and tried a quick cash grab

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The best you can hope for is that AM4 has backwards compatibility on their DDR3 boards! ;)

 

There may be a FX-4330 and FX-6330 but not sure if they are still gonna be released... :P

The FX 6330 already released in China or something right?

And why would they release it here too? Better to just focus on Zen/AM4 rather than spreading around your focus

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It's dead Jim.

 

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So should I not go for an amd processor right now keeping in mind the fact that I am on a really tight budget

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So should I not go for an amd processor right now keeping in mind the fact that I am on a really tight budget

How tight?

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How tight?

I can spare just around 150$ for the processor....
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