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Alienware 046MHW Motherboard Processor Upgrading, What can I do?

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June 3, 2013 11:38:04 PM

Hello there,

I currently am looking to upgrade my current Intel core i7 2600k Processor too a Intel Core i7 3930k I've just purchased, and am wondering if my motherboard can support this new processor.

If my needs are better suited to also getting a new motherboard to make this new processor fit, I'm all for it!
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June 4, 2013 4:04:51 AM

The i7 2700k uses LGA1155 socket. The i7 3930k uses LGA2011 socket, therefor your motherboard can't support it. You'll need a LGA2011 motherboard to use the 3930k.
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