Processors
Desktop
LGA2011 Processor Compatibility

These processors are backward and forward compatible if the board manufacturer provided a BIOS update with the processor microcode updates:

  • 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-39xx Processor Extreme Edition
  • 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3930K and i7-3820K Processors
  • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4960X Processor Extreme Edition
  • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4930K and i7-4820K Processors

Most desktop board web sites have a supported processor list. Since compatibility can vary, check with your board manufacturer to see if your desktop board is compatible with the processor you intend to use.

Intel® Desktop Boards DX79TO, DX79SI, and DX79SR do not support these processors:

  • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4960X Processor Extreme Edition
  • Intel® Core™ i7-4930K Processor
  • Intel® Core™ i7-4820K Processor

This applies to:

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

Solution ID: CS-034539
Last Modified: 12-Sep-2013
Date Created: 04-Sep-2013
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