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August 24, 2012 7:35:02 PM

Hi

I have the Asus P8Z77-V Pro motherboard and i am looking for a processor, the proccessor is an i5 2500k for overclocking, but i saw two different types:

An LGA 1155 and
A socket 1155

i think the motherboard is Lga but im confused to buy the right one???

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August 24, 2012 7:42:26 PM

danh586 said:
Hi

I have the Asus P8Z77-V Pro motherboard and i am looking for a processor, the proccessor is an i5 2500k for overclocking, but i saw two different types:

An LGA 1155 and
A socket 1155

i think the motherboard is Lga but im confused to buy the right one???



They are exactly the same. LGA is an abbreviation for the type of grid layout and contact type.
August 24, 2012 7:44:39 PM

Thanks...is there any performance difference between them...

and im assuming i can use either one in this motherboard right???
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a b V Motherboard
August 24, 2012 7:44:58 PM

danh586 said:
Thanks...is there any performance difference between them...

and im assuming i can use either one in this motherboard right???



They are the same, so no performance difference. Any LGA1155 OR Socket 1155 processor will fit, it is just the vendors playing with words. It refers to the same socket, and the processors that go into XXXXX 1155 all will work. Be careful NOT to buy a Core i3/5/7 on the slightly different, but one generation older 1156 socket (LGA1156). Those won't work.
August 24, 2012 7:49:44 PM

Thanks very much :D 

you were great help :D 
a b V Motherboard
August 24, 2012 7:50:52 PM

danh586 said:
Thanks very much :D 

you were great help :D 


No prob. Cheers.
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