CPU & graphic card compatible with my motherboard? Tags: ASRock Graphics Cards Compatibility Motherboards Last response: December 27, 2012 2:19 PM in Motherboards Share Mullerman December 27, 2012 1:53:52 PM I would like to improve my PC's hardware and I have an ASRock G31M-S motherboard. I wish to know if I can insert these certain components or better, if my motherboard is compatible with this CPU and graphic card: -Gigabyte GeForce GT 630 , 2 GB, PCI-E (GV-N630-2GI) graphic card - Processor Intel Core i3 2120 3,3 GHz Box, 1155 At the moment I have DualCore Intel Pentium E5300, 2600 MHz Processor & a Nvidia GeForce 9500GT graphic card installed if that helps. More about : cpu graphic card compatible motherboard | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to Mullerman Register or log in to remove morbious81 December 27, 2012 2:11:39 PM Here's the specs on your board: http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/G31M-S/index.us.asp The list on the right shows what CPU's you can use: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGA_775 The Graphics will plug in, but will not run to its full potential. MOBO= PCIE, GPU=PCIE 2.0 IMO you may want to look into a new motherboard for your upgrade. | Report abuse Reply to morbious81 noidea_77 Graphics card Expert Motherboard Expert December 27, 2012 2:13:05 PM There is an cpu compatibility list and yours has the wrong socket, it will not fit: http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/G31M-S/?cat=CPU | Report abuse Reply to noidea_77 ittimjones Graphics card Expert Motherboard Expert December 27, 2012 2:19:48 PM that motherboard is too old for that CPU. They use different socket types. mobo socket type: LGA775 i3 CPU socket type: LGA 1155 | Report abuse Reply to ittimjones Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Motherboards>CPU & graphic card compatible with my motherboard?> Related ressources: Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumNeed help with size ForumZalman z11 compatible with a gigabyte 1155 mobo? Forum[Solved] How to set up RAID 0 on biostar motherboard ForumB75 motherboard support ib out of box ForumHelp, possible motherboard problem ForumHelp me and my motherboaaarddd ForumDriver for acer motherboard ForumAdding ram to machine with pc2 10500 ForumGood motherboard for i5 3570k? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !