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Can Intel motherboard run an AMD cpu ?

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June 6, 2010 2:16:06 PM

Help :pt1cable:  !
If not :pfff:  what should i do ?
Get Motherboard Combo ?
How to check if my motherboard is combo or not ?
I want to upgrade my cpu for better gaming performance !!!
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June 6, 2010 2:25:49 PM

Hello DRAX96;

No - they won't work together.
You could try to return either the motherboard or CPU and exchange it for a matching Intel CPU-Intel MB or AMD CPU-AMD MB part.
Or you might be able to sell the CPU or the Motherboard.

Intel CPU motherboards = socket 775, socket 1156 or socket 1366
AMD CPU motherboards = socket 939 or socket AM1, AM2/AM2+ or AM3.
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June 6, 2010 2:29:34 PM

Short answer is no. The # of pins on Intel and AMD CPUs are different as well as assigned differently, so even if you banged the AMD CPU in with a sledgehammer :p , it would just short out.
June 6, 2010 2:33:15 PM

Thx alot guys that was very useful info =)
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