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Does my motherboard supports a Core i7 CPU?

  • Intel i7
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Last response: in CPUs
December 28, 2013 10:08:46 AM

Hi, I'm having some trouble..... I wanna improve my PC but I'm not sure if it will support a Core i7 CPU...... Right now I'm using a Core i3 .....

Additional Info:
Motherboard Name Foxconn H57M01
CPU that I'm using right now -> CPUID Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz (GenuineIntel)

Front Side Bus Properties
Bus Type-> Intel QPI

I wasn't sure if u need all this .. but here we go :)  ThX

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December 28, 2013 10:20:58 AM

The socket type on that board is LGA 1156. You'll need to find a processor with an LGA 1156 footprint. The Intel 860 is a i7 processor that would work. Google is your friend.
December 28, 2013 11:24:31 AM

THANK YOU @bullbearish ... I'm noob at this (didn't know that was all about the "Socket"), but this was my first step .... Thank you :)  <3
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