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Compatability of i7 on gigabyte

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December 29, 2010 2:38:07 PM

I know that this could sound like a stupid question but I am confused.

I am considering upgrading to a Gigabyte GA-x58A-UD3R motherboard and a i7 950.
now the i7 is listed as a i7/Nehalem 950 procesor now I know that the Nehalem is the chip name but Gigabyte doesn't list it as a compatable procesor, they only list the Bloomfield i7-950 as compatable.
Is this a typo on the resellers side and if it isnt will the chip work with the mobo?

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December 29, 2010 2:58:17 PM

It's compatible. That's not a typo,Nehalem and Bloomfield 950 are the same CPU.
December 29, 2010 3:10:08 PM

ok tnx

Just to clarify it Bloomfield is Basicaly the codename and Nehalem is the architecture that is used in the bloomfield or am i confused again :heink: 
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