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No, you can’t run Ryzen 5000 on your old AMD motherboard, but maybe that’s a good thing

If you think about it, running a new CPU in an old beater motherboard just isn't a good idea.
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One of founding fathers of hardcore tech reporting, Gordon has been covering PCs and components since 1998.

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