your a ******* ass hole, person ask for a answer and you reply you google when maybe you should in fact you should use google because you couldn't give said person a good answer. when in fact the LGA 1156 works with intel celeron, core i3, i5, i7, Pentium, and the Intel Xeon.
As for the purpose for the LGA 1156 connector which stands for land grid array it is designed to take the 1156 pin processor. such as the Intel "clarksdale" processors without the "socket" you cant put in a processor. AMD has a different type of "socket" and different pin configurations.