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Intel® Processor Compatibility for LGA2011 or LGA2011-v3 Sockets


Last Reviewed: 13-Sep-2017
Article ID: 000005592

LGA2011 socket compatibility
The following processors are compatible with the LGA2011 socket. They are backward and forward compatible if the board manufacturer provided a BIOS/firmware 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.

  • Intel® Core™ i7-3960X / i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition
  • Intel® Core™ i7-3930K / i7-3820K Processors
  • Intel® Core™ i7-4960X Processor Extreme Edition
  • Intel® Core™ i7-4930K / i7-4820K Processors
Note These processors are not compatible with the LGA2011-v3 socket.
 

LGA2011-v3 socket compatibility
The following processors are compatible with the LGA2011-v3 socket. They are backward and forward compatible if the board manufacturer provided a BIOS update / firmware 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.

  • Intel® Core™ i7-5960X Processor Extreme Edition
  • Intel® Core™ i7-5930K/ i7-5820K Processors
  • Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition
  • Intel® Core™ i7-6900K / i7-6850K / i7-6800K Processors
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.