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 132 à CPUs a c 113 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 132 à CPUs a c 113 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: ForumUpgrading CPU component to a gaming type ForumCan you confirm this cpu socket type for me ForumNot sure type of motherboard is needed for cpu ForumNot sure what type of motherboard to choose for CPU ForumI5-2400/ASRock Mobo "INVALID CPU TYPE OR SPEED" error ForumNew win7 version+New CPU type ? ForumWhich and what type of CPU should i consider buying? ForumCpu socket slot type ForumDell Precision 690 Workstations CPU Socket Type ForumMy cpu having only usb port my keybord is in pin type port , i just bought a co ForumCPU Type ForumMotherboard & CPU socket type 's? ForumThermaltake 850w PCI-E question ForumWhich and what type of CPU should i consider buying? Forum[Solved] Cpu socket slot type ForumTHE GAME PRINCE OF PERSIA T2T IS NOT RUNNING ON MY COMPUTER BECAUSE ITS SUPPORTE Forum[Solved] I5-2400/ASRock Mobo "INVALID CPU TYPE OR SPEED" error ForumDell Precision 690 Workstations CPU Socket Type Forum[Solved] Can you replace a CPU with an older one (same socket type LGA775) ForumWorking the last kinks out (CPU type) More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !