AMD Socket AM5 Video

HAL
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I was interested in the new AMD socket AM5 and ran across this video. Apparently MSI posted it but wasn't supposed to ... but someone else captured it and reposted it. I guess it isn't all that super-exciting but it does show the direction they went. Sortof like Intel sockets.

Here's a link to it if anyone is interested -

Socket AM5 Video

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mmonnin
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Meh, The only thing I would

Meh,

The only thing I would be concerned about is the thickness and if existing CPU coolers will work with just a different mounting bracket.

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My understanding is that

My understanding is that existing coolers will work with no mods required.

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Keith Myers
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The AM5 socket mounting hole

The AM5 socket mounting hole pattern is the same as the AM4 socket.  The Z-height of the socket and Zen 4 cpu combined matches the Z-height of the AM4 socket with cpu.

So all the prior AM4 cooling solutions will work with the AM5 socket.

 

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