Installation and Integration of LGA1366 Socket Desktop Processors

These documents and videos apply to the following Intel® Desktop Processors based on the LGA1366 socket:

  • Intel® Core™ i7-9xx Desktop Processor Series
  • Intel® Core™ i7-9xx Extreme Edition Desktop Processor Series

Visit Intel® Processor Installation Center for more information on other desktop processors.

Document / video Description
How to install a LGA1366-based processor Provides installation instructions for boxed Intel® Desktop Processors in the 1366-land package.
Processor integration overview Describes the processor, fan heat sink, platform component selection, and integration information.
Intel® Core™i7-990X/i7-980X Processor Extreme Edition and Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor installation video Shows how to install and remove the Intel® Core™ i7-980X Processor Extreme Edition and fan heat sink.
Resetting boxed processor fan-heatsink fasteners/pushpins Includes step-by-step instructions to reseat the fan pushpins.
System thermal management Describes thermal management and tips on achieving good system airflow.

Documents and videos in the table below also apply to LGA1366-based processors.

Document / video Description
Intel® Desktop Processor support resources This document has the most common customer-requested desktop processor support materials.
Intel® Processor Diagnostic Tool guided tour video This video explains what this tool does and how to download it from our site.
Intel® Processor Identification Utility video This video explains what this tool does and how to download it from our site.

This applies to:

Intel® Core™ i7 Desktop Processor
Intel® Core™ i7 Processor Extreme Edition

Solution ID: CS-031279
Last Modified: 13-Jul-2015
Date Created: 02-Feb-2010