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Regarding Kaveri and FM2+

Replace A8-3850 or Athlon 750k


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I'm sure there are plenty of you eagerly waiting the release of Kaveri. I'm an avid "collector" of APU's my laptop has a A6-5200 the computer in my bedroom is a A8-3850, and 1 of the 2 computers in the playroom is a Athlon 750k. So anyway that brings us to my question.

I stated in the poll of replacing one of those APU's my thinking is like this the 750k has a 650ti BOOST as it's GPU. I would love it if I could pop the Athlon out plop in a A10 Kaveri, and slap the 650ti BOOST in the A8-3850. I'm highly suspect I can't do this though :( anyone know?
So regardless on these computers is being replaced, and I just want a personal preference of keeping the 3850 or the 750k for the CPU side. Or if you would do something else.
 
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Kaveri APU is based on FM2+ and if your board is also socket FM2+ then why not.
 
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Should have stated it's a FM2 board
 

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If it is an FM2 board then you can't put a Kaveri in it. You'll need a new motherboard.
 
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The socket has 2pin difference from FM2. Best to upgrade MB and ram
 
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