Solved What do I need to know when Intel CPU shopping? Tags: CPUs Compatibility Intel Motherboards Last response: November 27, 2013 6:39 PM in CPUs Share michaelscottgilbert November 27, 2013 6:13:59 PM I'm new to upgrading the CPU. What do I need to look for to make sure the CPU is compatible with my motherboard? I currently am using a Intel Core i7 870 on an ASUS (P7H55-USB3) Intel Chipset motherboard. Thanks More about : intel cpu shopping Best solution elemein a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard November 27, 2013 6:14:58 PM Unfortunately, the LGA1136 series has been discontinued and you can no longer purchase compatible CPUs readily available from major retailers. Share ImPain November 27, 2013 6:39:51 PM You need to look at the type of socket your motherboard accepts (LGA XXXX). m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solveddo i need a liquid cooler for intel i7 4770k 3.5 ghz . I am not a gamer. I don't even know what oveclocking is. I use my com Forum SolvedI need to know what is a good cpu for gaming and streaming based on this set up and also some good fans Forum SolvedI need to know what I can replace my cpu with to make it compatible Forum Solvednow i need to know what CPU and GPU will be best Forum SolvedCPU very hot.. Need help. Don't know what the problem is. Forum Buying a new computer, need to know what CPU cooler to get. Forum SolvedWhat specs do I need in other components to maximize my Intel i5-4430 (4th gen) cpu? Forum I need help upgrading my cpu, and i do not know exactly what i should upgrade to.? Forum intel(R) Pentium (R) 4 cpu 2.26ghz how do i know what video card is compatible Forum Upgrading CPU/Mobo/Ram - What do I need to know? Forum What To Look For When Shopping For A CPU? Forum SolvedNeed help from somoene who knows about under volting AMD A10 Trinity 4600m CPU that knows what they are talking about.... Forum Shopping! So close! What Mobo with this cpu/gfx/ram? Forum SolvedUpgrading graphics, what do I need to know? Forum SolvedCPU Overheating dont know what to do Forum Intel Sandy Bridge: what you need to know Forum SolvedComputer Build - Let me know what else I need Forum SolvedPls help, need to know what psu to use!!? Forum SolvedWhat do I need to know about hard drive transferring? Forum SolvedOrdering a new mouse today, need to know what to get! Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !