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Journeyman III

I'd like to an upgrade, can this be done?

know an answer for this. [I'm currently running this item (AMD FX (tm) - 8320 Eight Core Processor) I'd like to upgrade to the new current Processor [ AMD Ryzen™ 7 2700X Processor Discrete graphics card required  CPU Cores/Processing Threads: 8/16  Max Boost/Base Clock: 4.3/3.7GHz  Thermal Solution: Wraith Prism w/RGB LED  Default TDP/TDP: 105W ]  I don't need to upgrade the motherboard do I?

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Re: I'd like to an upgrade, can this be done?

YES you do!

FX-8xxx used the AM3+ socket, Ryzen uses the AM4 socket.

You should also use the 400 series motherboards with the 2nd gen Ryzen processors.