I5-2500k and z77 Mobo Tags: CPUs Computers Intel i5 Last response: January 18, 2013 4:17 AM in CPUs Share superhex101 January 18, 2013 1:19:43 AM Hello, I'm currently working on a new computer and in a bit of a bind. I have an i5-2500k and a z77 1155 mobo will they work together? More about : 2500k z77 mobo ChilledGrease January 18, 2013 1:56:00 AM Absolutely. No problem whatsoever. The newer chipsets are totally backwards compatible with Sandy Bridge m 0 l Anonymous a b à CPUs January 18, 2013 2:06:17 AM the only difference is the lack of PCI 3.0 but with any single card not saturating the PCI 2.0 bus, your fine. m 0 l Related resources Z68 or z77 for i5-2500k - Forum How to overclock an Intel Core i5-2500K on an ASUS Sabertooth Z77. - Forum Which Z77 motherboard is best for overclocking i5-2500k & GTX 660 Ti? - Forum Overclock i5-2500K on Asrock Z77 Extreme6 - Forum best mobo for overclocking i5-2500k - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer superhex101 January 18, 2013 2:47:50 AM So If I have a AMD 7870 with it on the 3.0 it will work great together? m 0 l superhex101 January 18, 2013 3:07:25 AM Anonymous said:the only difference is the lack of PCI 3.0 but with any single card not saturating the PCI 2.0 bus, your fine. So If I have the 7870 it will be ok with the 3.0? m 0 l jthill909 January 18, 2013 3:17:37 AM It'll be just fine. m 0 l Anonymous a b à CPUs January 18, 2013 4:17:29 AM superhex101 said:So If I have the 7870 it will be ok with the 3.0? absolutely. PCI 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 are all completely compatible with each other. only some PCI 1.0 motherboards had problems with a PCI 2.1 graphics card but the same card would good in 2.0 and 3.0 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedOverclocking i5 3570k on AsRock Z77 Extreme 4 Mobo Forum SolvedMobo getting RMA trade gigabyte z77 g1 sniper m3 vs asrock z77 extreme6 Forum SolvedCheap mobo for i5-2500k? Forum SolvedMaybe i5-2500k for onboard gfx... the right mobo for it? help me!!! =) Forum SolvedNeed Help With OC'ing i5-2500K (Sandy Bridge) on Asus P8P67 LE mobo Forum SolvedIntel i5 3570k CPU w/ ASRock Z77 Pro 3 Mobo for sale? $$$ Forum SolvedZ77 Mobo recommendation Forum Solvedis 1333mhz ram good for Gigabyte z77 d3h mobo? Forum SolvedMSI Z77A-G45 Gaming vs. ASRock Z77 Extreme4 vs. Gigabyte Z77x-D3H UPGRADING MOBO Forum SolvedSysprep an EFI boot AHCI mode SSD for installation on an 1150 Z87 mobo, (from 1155 z77) ivy bridge to haswell. Forum SolvedNeed help connect my Surround Sound System to my Asrock Z77 Extreme 4 mobo Forum SolvedCan I change from old Intel h57 to new Intel z77 mobo without reinstall of win7? Forum SolvedChoosing a Z77 mobo for gaming/OCing Forum SolvedZ77 Mobo question Forum Mobo dead after clear CMOS pressed (Z77 E4) Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !