Gigabyte motherboard & Wolfdale 2.5Ghz compatibility Tags: New Build Motherboards CPUs Gigabyte Systems Product Last response: February 12, 2009 4:06 PM in Systems Share d0xic February 12, 2009 3:55:44 PM The Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L motherboard - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - and Intel's Pentium E5200 Wolfdale 2.5GHz CPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - should work fine together right? I'm pretty sure they should but the motherboards CPU type description doesn't mention 'Dual-Core'. Thanks for your time. Also, does the thermal paste normally come with new CPUs since it includes its own heatsink? More about : gigabyte motherboard wolfdale 5ghz compatibility shortstuff_mt a c 83 V Motherboard a b à CPUs February 12, 2009 4:02:38 PM The short answer is yes, it will work. Gigabyte's website has a CPU compatibility list. The E5200 shows as supported from the initial F3 BIOS: http://www.gigabyte.us/Support/Motherboard/CPUSupport_M... d0xic February 12, 2009 4:06:06 PM Can't believe I didn't think to look to their site... haha, thanks a lot. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Best compatible motherboard for amd phenom x4 9850 2.5Ghz AM2 9850 Forum Motherboard Compatibility for Wolfdale and Yorkfield Processors Forum Solvedgigabyte motherboard compatibility Forum SolvedComponent compatibility for the GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3P motherboard Forum SolvedCompatibility with my motherboard Gigabyte G41MT-DV3 Forum SolvedCompatibility issues between EVGA power supplies and Gigabyte motherboards. Forum SolvedGigabyte GA-P35-DS3L (rev. 2.0) motherboard compatibility with newer video card Forum Compatibility GIGABYTE GT 640 on MSI 0a48 Motherboard Forum Gigabyte Motherboard Memory Compatibility Forum Solvedwhich is better i7-4770 or i7-4790and is i7-4790 compatible with gigabyte h87-hd3 motherboard Forum Front Panel Compatibility - old Acer case, new Gigabyte motherboard Forum Ram Compatibility with the GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD5 motherboard Forum SolvedGIGABYTE F2A88XM-DS2 motherboard compatible with Zotac GTX 750ti Forum SolvedMotherboard GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD3H Compatible with my system? Forum SolvedGIGABYTE GTX N660OC 3GB compatible with ASUS SABERTOOTH R2.0 motherboard Forum Solvedis gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P motherboard sli compatible? Forum SolvedIs Asus Nvidia Geforce 210 Compatible with Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L motherboard Forum SolvedIs my processor compatible with my motherboard? Gigabyte Z77X-UP4 TH Forum SolvedIs Intel i5 4430 compatible with Gigabyte H87M-D3H Motherboard and Asus AMD/ATI Radeon HD 6450 1 GB DDR3 Graphics Card?! Forum Motherboard/CPU compatibility (Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 and FX-6300) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !