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Windows 7: 1150 Socket

11 Oct 2014   #1
SevSaint

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
1150 Socket

Some guy says he has this mobo

GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 1150 - GA-H97-DS3H (rev. 1.0)

with this CPU

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX - Newegg.com

is that even possible. I thought 1150 socket was intel only?


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11 Oct 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Nope. Not possible.

The processor only supports being connected to Socket AM3 on a motherboard, and that motherboard only has an Intel 1150 socket.
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11 Oct 2014   #3
SevSaint

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

i figured as much.. and i knew something not right.. ill have to check out the parts hes telling me and see if its correct.. im betting model number on motherboard is wrong since he says the cpu is connected
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11 Oct 2014   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yeah, he probably just gave the wrong model number by mistake.
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13 Oct 2014   #5
Digerati

Windows 7 Profession 64-bit
 
 

My "guess" is he has the motherboard model number right - because you can see it when looking at the board. But the CPU, if already mounted, is covered by the heatsink fan and would require disassembly, or running system information program like Speccy (from the makers of CCleaner) or CPU-z to determine the CPU model number.

In any case, you cannot use an AMD processor on an Intel board, or Intel CPU on a AMD board.
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