Alienware 046MHW Motherboard Processor Upgrading, What can I do? Tags: Intel i7 Processors Motherboards Alienware Intel Last response: June 4, 2013 4:04 AM in Motherboards Share Idioq 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! More about : alienware 046mhw motherboard processor upgrading Madn3ss795 a c 134 V Motherboard 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAlienware 046MHW Motherboard CPU Upgrade Forum SolvedUpgrading Motherboard, Processor and Memory Forum SolvedWhat is the best i5 processor I can get with my motherboard? Forum SolvedUpgrading a CPU in a Gateway DX4380 motherboard and AMD A10 5700 processor Forum Putting a xeon quad processor in an alienware motherboard. Forum Putting a xeon quad processor in an alienware motherboard. Forum SolvedWhat motherboard should i get for a Intel Core i5-4670 Processor? Forum Solvedwhat are the motherboard that can operate AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz Six Core 14MB Processor AM3+,nvidia geforce gtx 660,DDR3 ram 1600 Forum SolvedWhat is the best processor for a ASUS P5LP-LE motherboard, Forum Alienware Area 51 ATX X58 LGA1366 - I7 X980 Extreme. Which motherboard to upgrade too? Forum SolvedHOW DO i FIND OUT EXACTLY WHAT MOTHERBOARD MY EMACHINES W3622 HAS? I NEED A BETTER PROCESSOR. Forum SolvedI'm using a AMD processor and motherboard,does it matter what power supply I use? Forum SolvedUpgrading My Case,Motherboard,Processor Forum SolvedWant a new motherboard but have LGA 1366 processor. Dont want to spend too much, what do i do? Forum Upgrading Motherboard & processor in bestbuy PC Forum Solvedi5 3570k processor and GA-Z77-DS3H motherboard. What gpu do you recomend? Forum Alienware x51 power supply; What should I upgrade the power supply to? Forum Solvedwhat should I be buying first motherboard + ram or processor + ram Forum SolvedWhat Kind of GFX Card & Processor can i upgrade to?? Forum What is the best and cheapest graphics card upgrade (200-300 usd) for an Alienware m17x r4 with an NVIDIA geforce gtx 675m? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !