Solved New i3-530 for an old P6T mob Tags: Asus Windows XP Motherboards Last response: March 30, 2010 6:12 PM in Motherboards Share wew926 March 20, 2010 2:19:14 AM I can get a new i3-530 for $100 & have an old p6t mob. also have some extra parts for he system. Is there any value in this effort for a fast cheap rig. will be using xp pro 32 maybe window7 xp mode. More about : 530 p6t mob Best solution chefboyeb March 20, 2010 4:31:23 AM Share An I3-530 would not work with a p6t motherboard... The I3-530 belongs in a 1156 motherboard socket, while the P6t has 1366 socket... They're very incompatible... Might wanna look into an I7-920 instead... shubham1401 a b V Motherboard March 20, 2010 6:14:34 AM Not compatible as already said. i7-920 is the best if you wanna use that mobo. Related resources P6t i3-530 - Forum What can I re-use...recommend CPU\ MOB - Forum Should I upgrade from i3-530 to i7-3770K? - Forum New Card for old MOB ? - Forum Non Gaming Sytem select CPU/ MOB - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer wew926 March 30, 2010 6:11:05 PM Thanks for confirming. Shortly after posting the question I learned that the P6T mob can only take the I7 processor. I had a fleeting thought of building a cheap fast rig without really thinking. wew926 March 30, 2010 6:12:04 PM Best answer selected by wew926. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New Asus P6T w/ old Raid Drives? Forum ATI 5750 and Geforce 7100 MoB : no audio, tried everything Forum MOB starting issue Forum Replacing Graphics Card (ATI Mob Radeon HD3650) Forum required mob indicator Forum Help me to complete this puzzle ... (SB HTPC) Forum Asus P6T Deluxe v2 wont power up Forum Will Asus P6T motherboard take 2 different model of rams? Forum Asus p6t installed new ram, pc starts but wont go into OS Forum Enthusiast/HTPC Build - Future Proof/Gaming Ready - Need your help! Forum Is it Time to Upgrade? i7 920 P6T Deluxe Forum Intel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 Forum New EVGA mobo features 2 LGA 1366 sockets, SEVEN PCIe x16 slots Forum What ram for i7 930/asus p6t mb Forum New mobo installed but im getting a "DISK BOOT FAILURE" Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !