Solved Intel 1155 / 1156 Socket Tags: CPUs Socket Intel Last response: June 26, 2011 8:17 PM in CPUs Share KrazdKiller June 26, 2011 7:55:10 PM i would like to know what is the difference between socket 1155 and 1156? i'm looking at the following because of pricing, but want to make sure they are going to work together. More about : intel 1155 1156 socket Best solution mightymaxio June 26, 2011 8:14:51 PM No that 1156 board will not work with a 1155 socket cpu. Even though there is one pin missing from the CPU they use different timings, voltages, and bios's to support the new cpu. KrazdKiller June 26, 2011 8:15:33 PM Best answer selected by KrazdKiller. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer KrazdKiller June 26, 2011 8:17:57 PM thanks for the quick reply. after looking through some of the threads here i think i would be very happy with the following. thanks again Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCpu intel lga 1156 socket compatible to lga 1155 and 1366 ForumI put my 1156 CPU into an 1155 socket ...HELP! ForumDifference Between 1155 vs 1156 Socket ForumIntel i3, i5, i7, sockets 1156 , 1366, and 1155 ForumIntel i5 750 1156 to newer Intel 1155 ForumLGA 1336 v 1156/1155 ForumWill my 1156 CPU fit onto a 1155 Motherboard? ForumLGA 1156 or LGA 1155 ForumMemory for LGA 1155 works in LGA 1156 ? ForumLGA 1366 VS LGA 1155 VS LGA 1156 VS LGA 1567!!! ForumIs the Ivy Bridge socket compatible with a 1156 based cooler? ForumLife after Socket 1156 ForumPlease help a newbie understand why Seasonic PSU wont turn on :( ForumHP AM2+ socket need BIOS upgrade for an AM3 processor? ForumIntel has finally found a workaround for Moore's law ForumIntel i3, i5, i7 CPUs - Processing Power Differences ForumIntel pentium 4 ForumBudget Amd or intel build ForumINTEL CORE i3 2100 OR i3 2100T ON INTEL DH61WWB3 MOTHERBOARD ForumSocket a cpu coolers More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !