CPU Type Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Motherboards Compatibility Last response: November 22, 2012 1:39 PM in CPUs Share dillonthebest November 22, 2012 12:48:36 PM If I choose a type of CPU core i7 and I need to buy a motherboard compatible with the CPU, do I need to look for the socket only or the chipset too? More about : cpu type Novuake a c 202 à CPUs a c 171 V Motherboard November 22, 2012 12:55:13 PM Mostly socket. Always check the motherboard manufacturers website for CPU compatibility list anyway. Chipsets provide different function. Z77 for example provides overclocking for one. Whereas H67 and H61 and B75 does not. What CPU are you looking at? You should ask advice on your whole build. dillonthebest November 22, 2012 1:09:37 PM It`s because while i`m searching for a CPU on the intel webpage they doesn`t seem to provide any information on the chipset. I can only find the chipset on the motherboard only. I`am just writing the PC specs for a Digital graphics designer. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Novuake a c 202 à CPUs a c 171 V Motherboard November 22, 2012 1:39:45 PM Give him a Z77 chipset. Supports higher RAM frequency, graphics designers always need faster DRAM speeds... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedType of CPU for video editing, considering i have a decent GPU Forum SolvedRam type and cpu Forum Solvedlaptop CPU compatible type Forum SolvedFound silent case and CPU-fan ... Are they silent? And can I change CPU-type afterwards? Forum SolvedWhat type of Motherboard do you need to be able to overclock your CPU? Forum SolvedDoes overclocking a CPU change the memory type it supports? Forum SolvedWhat type of CPU should I get? Forum SolvedNew Dual-CPU Xeon System: What type of memory? Forum SolvedProcessor : Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU ES300 @ 2.60Hz 2.62 GHz RAM : 2.00 GB System type : 32-bi Forum SolvedHey was just wondering what type of games I would be able to run with these specs GPU HD 7770CPU amd Athlon 64 x2 dual c Forum SolvedA certain type of cpu? Forum SolvedWhat type of Amd CPU should i get Forum SolvedCPU for architecture - type work and occasional gaming Forum SolvedWhat is the best FM2 socket type CPU? Forum SolvedCPU Motherboard type Forum SolvedNeed CPU Upgrade but socket type isn't compatible Forum Can I get any type of fm2 motherboard for my cpu Forum SolvedNot sure type of motherboard is needed for cpu Forum Gaming cpu type Forum CPU cooling type Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !