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 Is Asus Nvidia Geforce 210 Compatible with Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L motherboard solution SolvedIs Intel i5 4430 compatible with Gigabyte H87M-D3H Motherboard and Asus AMD/ATI Radeon HD 6450 1 GB DDR3 Graphics Card?! solution 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 solution Intel processor (i5) and Gigabyte Motherboard solution Intel i5 processor on my Gigabyte motherboard? solution 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 solution Intel Core I5 2500k Overclocking with Gigabyte motherboard Forum Solvedis it still worth upgrading to intel i7 3770 from i5 2400? solution SolvedIs it worth it to upgrade my intel i5 2320 to a newer i5 4670k or i7 4790 solution SolvedIntel i5 4690k vs Intel i7 4770k. solution SolvedBest Mobo for i5 4670K or i7 4770k- Intel DH87MC or Asus Z87-Pro? solution Solvedi5 4670k compatibilty with Gigabyte H87M-D3H Motherboard solution Solvedwill intel i5-4570k work with the gigabyte 970a-ud3 motherboard? solution SolvedInter Core i7 4770k or Intel Core i5 4670K solution Solvedintel i5 or i7 solution SolvedIntel Core i5 4670K Motherboard chipset solution Solvedwhich is better intel i7 with 2.4ghz or i5 with 2.8ghz solution More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !