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I am looking at a B150M-A/M.2 motherboard, till what generation of intel cpus does this motherboard support? Is it possible to stick a Ivy lake of Sandy lake i7 of i5 in it?

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5 minutes ago, Da Ke said:

I am looking at a B150M-A/M.2 motherboard, till what generation of intel cpus does this motherboard support? Is it possible to stick a Ivy lake of Sandy lake i7 of i5 in it?

Ivy Lake?

You mean Sandy Bridge, and Ivy Bridge?

 

B150 is part of the first-generation LGA 1151 socket series.

 

It will support Intel's 6th and 7th generation CPUs (e.g. i5-6600K, i5-7600K, i7-7700K, etc). It will not compatible with any older (e.g. Intel 4000 or 5000 series) or newer (e.g. 8000 or 9000 series) CPUs.

 

Sandy Bridge is Intel 2000 series, and Ivy Bridge is the 3000 series...they will not be compatible with a B150 motherboard.


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