HS/F Socket compatibility?

Fortunex

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Hi,

I am going to be upgrading to a Phenom II 720BE (AM3 Socket) and an Asus M4A78-E motherboard (socket AM2+/AM3).

Now, I'm not sure on the compatibility of heatsinks with said sockets.

Will any AM2 compatible heatsink work?
Or does it have to be AM2+?

Also, what heatsink would you guys recommend? I plan on overclocking, I'm hoping to be able to reach ~3.6-3.8GHz, but that depends on if I get a crappy chip or not.

Thanks in advance.