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CAN INTEL CORE 2 QUAD BE FIXED ON INTEL i3 BOARD

Can i fixed intel core 2 quad processor on i3 motherboard? I want to change my motherboard but it seems the c2q motherboards are scares in Ghana so i want to know if i can fixed C2Q processor on i3 board? Thanks
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  1. no. there a different socket so wont physically fit.
  2. nope! you know why the c2q mobos are rare nowadays?
    They are already heavily outdated (obsolete).
  3. Best answer
    See if you can get a used chip for the same socket you are using. Socket depends on which generation i3 you are using.

    Core i3-5xx - LGA 1156
    Core i3-21xx - LGA 1156
    Core i3-41xx - LGA 1150
    Core i3-43xx - LGA 1150
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