LGA2011 and LGA2011V3 sockets and processor compatibility

LGA2011 socket compatibility
These following processors are compatible with the LGA2011 socket. They are backward and forward compatible if the board manufacturer provided a BIOS update with the processor microcode updates. Check with your board manufacturer to see if your board is compatible with the processor you intend to use.

  • 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
Note These processors are not compatible with the LGA2011V3 socket.

LGA2011V3 socket compatibility
The following processors will work in the LGA2011V3 socket.

  • 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-5960X Processor Extreme Edition
  • 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-5930K Processor
  • 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-5820K Processor
Note These processors are not compatible with the LGA2011 socket.

To find out more about board and processor compatibility, go to the Intel® Desktop Compatibility Tool.

This applies to:

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

Solution ID: CS-034539
Last Modified: 29-Aug-2014
Date Created: 04-Sep-2013
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