Intel I5 or I7 with Gigabyte motherboard GA-G31M-ES2L Tags: CPUs Motherboards Intel i7 Gigabyte Intel i5 Processors Overclocking Last response: February 27, 2010 2:35 PM in Overclocking Share Anonymous a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard a b K Overclocking February 27, 2010 5:41:12 AM What is the best processor available in the market that will enhance performance with a Gigabyte motherboard GA-G31M-ES2L enhanced with a NVIDIA 9400GT? Will an I5 or I7 processor be compatible with it? More about : intel gigabyte motherboard g31m es2l p1n3apqlexpr3ss a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard February 27, 2010 5:55:10 AM No, you have to stick with the core 2 quad and core 2 duo CPUs, i5 and i7 on a different socket. Best CPU for that socket price wise would be the e7500 i would guess m 0 l basket687 February 27, 2010 6:17:20 AM For that socket, I would say the best upgrade would be the pentium E6000 series (dual core), or Q9400 (quad core), I don't think that ant of the core 2 duo models is worth its price anymore. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer lothdk a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard a b K Overclocking February 27, 2010 2:35:39 PM According to Gigabytes CPU support list for GA-G31M-ES2L you can use pretty much all Core 2 CPUs, however, going for the best would cost more than getting a new system, that is if you can even find one available. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs Asus Nvidia Geforce 210 Compatible with Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L motherboard Forum Solvedwould the GIGABYTE GA-B85M-D3H motherboard work fine with intel i7 4770 Forum SolvedIs Intel i5 4430 compatible with Gigabyte H87M-D3H Motherboard and Asus AMD/ATI Radeon HD 6450 1 GB DDR3 Graphics Card?! Forum Will the radeon hd 6450 work in gigabyte ga-g31m-es2l motherboard? Forum Can you use the same motherboard for and Intel i5 & i7 or can I use the same mobo Forum Intel processor (i5) and Gigabyte Motherboard Forum Intel i5 processor on my Gigabyte motherboard? Forum Intel Core i5 4670K perfect for this motherboard (Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD4H)? Forum i have intel core i5 2320 cpu 4 gb ram and gigabyte h61m d2h motherboard...which graphic card is suitable for me..(screen reso Forum can i put in my motherboard EP31-DS3L intel core i3 or i5 or i7 Forum Intel Core I5 2500k Overclocking with Gigabyte motherboard Forum SolvedWould an intel core i5 3450 3.1Ghz fit on to a gigabyte h77m-d3h mATX Mobo? Forum SolvedIS the i5 intel 4690K or the intel i7 4790K better for gaming? Forum SolvedIntel Core i7 4700HQ vs i5 4200H Forum SolvedIntel Core i7 with GTX 760 OR Intel Core i5 with GTX 770? Forum SolvedIntel Core i5 3570k upgrade to i7 4790k? Forum SolvedIntel i7 4500U vs Intel i5 3570 Forum SolvedIntel i5 4670K or i7 4770. On Budget Forum Solvedis it still worth upgrading to intel i7 3770 from i5 2400? Forum SolvedIs it worth it to upgrade my intel i5 2320 to a newer i5 4670k or i7 4790 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !