Compatible? Not on list but told it is

Skimedman

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I really like this board, perfect for my price range as well!! The only question i have is...i went to click on compatible CPU and it does not show a phenom II x4 970 so am i missing something here?

I was told it's an AM3+ board, but they are compatible with AM3 CPU

Am I missing something?
http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/cpu/?compatible_with=gigabyte-motherboard-ga970aud3p

Here's the processor I have
AMD Phenom II X4 970 Black Edition Deneb Quad-Core 3.5GHz Socket AM3 125W Desktop Processor

Here's the mobo
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-motherboard-ga970aud3p
 

Skimedman

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I I am very confused I don't know which list to believe in which list not to believe am3+ is what the motherboard says that it compatible with but my chip is a am3 I guess it's backwards compatible or something??
 

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