Dell CPU in new MOBO Tags: CPUs Dell Last response: May 21, 2013 6:59 PM in CPUs Share Mark91193 May 21, 2013 6:30:06 PM My dell xps motherboard is no longer good. can i use the cpu that is a i7-2600 in a new motherboard? More about : dell cpu mobo barto a b à CPUs May 21, 2013 6:35:27 PM Yes. Make sure it is a 1155 socket motherboard. I also suggest you purchase a new heatsink and cooler. m 0 l fil1p a b à CPUs May 21, 2013 6:38:40 PM Hey, Yes you can still use that CPU and even the RAM as long as you replace that motherboard with another socket 1155 motherboard. There are many great options out there, if you need help choosing one just ask. Hope this helps! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Azn Cracker a b à CPUs May 21, 2013 6:59:40 PM Yes like others said as long as its the same socket. Just a warning though, you cant transfer the OS because its most likely tied to the motherboard. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Dell Optiplex GX280 New Mobo won't support my cpu Forum SolvedBest gaming upgrades for Dell Optiplex 740 MiniTower for $300-$400 Changing GPU, PSU, RAM CPU and Mobo Forum SolvedNew Mobo, Cpu and Ram Forum SolvedDo i need a new OS if changing mobo and cpu Forum Solvedcant boot to windows new mobo and cpu Forum SolvedNew CPU or mobo+CPU Forum SolvedHelp with upgrading new Mobo, CPU, OS Forum SolvedDell XPS 630i, new CPU? Forum SolvedNew MOBO New CPU Old HDD Forum SolvedNew GPU with p35 mobo and q6600 cpu? Forum SolvedTransferring CPU to new MoBo (and case) Forum Solved300$ Limit for new cpu/mobo (Intel) Forum Solvedneed a new MOBO and CPU Forum Solved[SOLVED] New mobo and cpu. Old power supply won't post but fans spin. Forum SolvedNew CPU, RAM and MOBO Forum Swapping Dell XPS 630 2.3 GHz Q8200 CPU and Mobo. Will this work? Forum SolvedHow to use my old HDD on a new mobo/cpu? Forum SolvedCPU won't boot after installing a new mobo Forum SolvedDell Mobo compatibility for CPU upgrade Forum SolvedNew MoBo / CPU. Same HDD / Memory / Vid Card Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !