How to Find Compatible Motherboards for Your Intel® Boxed Desktop Processor

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04/07/2021

Intel® Core™ Boxed Desktop processors can be sold as a retail box to end users who want to build their own desktop PCs.

To find third-party motherboards that are compatible with Intel® Boxed processor, use the Intel® Product Compatibility Tool and use the Desktop and Workstation Processors option.

Desktop and Workstation Processors

The tool lists processors by family, and gives the option to search for specific motherboard manufacturer.

View full list of third-party motherboard manufacturers

  1. Identify your processor or note the processor you need to look up. If your processor is Intel® Core™, then identify the generation.
  2. Go to Desktop and Workstation Processors.
  3. Choose from the list the family (example: 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors).
  4. Choose from the list the processor you need and click Select.
  5. A list of compatible motherboards will be displayed.

Example using i7-11700K Processor

Choose from the list the family

Click Select

A list of compatible motherboards will be displayed

Click or the topic for details:

Find a specific third-party motherboard manufacturer for selected processor
  1. Identify your processor or note the processor you need to look up. If your processor is Intel® Core™, then identify the generation.
  2. Go to Desktop and Workstation Processors .
  3. Choose Search, located on the top-left of the tool.
  4. Under Enter product name to search, enter the processor number.
  5. Under Select Product Type, select Desktop and Workstation Boards.
  6. Under Select Manufacturer, choose from the available list.
  7. Click Search to get the result.

Intel Product Compatibility Tool