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Matasdanisas

What budget motherboards support i7 8700?

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None because Z370 is the only chipset from intel out right now. You will have to wait for cheaper more budget friendly ones to come out later on. 

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1 hour ago, Matasdanisas said:

anyways, is 212 evo enough for the 8700?

 

It should be enough for stock and maybe a 100-200 MHz overclock, but don't expect to get 5.0 GHz or higher unless you win the silicon lottery and don't have to use much voltage.


Current Build:

CPU: i7-8700K @4.7 GHz/1.25v (all cores)

GPU: GTX 1070 FE

RAM: 2x8GB G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4 @3200 MHz

Mobo: Asus Prime Z370-A

CPU Cooler: Hyper 212 Evo

PSU: EVGA 650 Watt G2 Supernova

Case: NZXT S340 Elite

 

Current Laptop:

Model: HP Envy X360 13

CPU: Ryzen 7 2700U

GPU: Radeon Vega 10 (Integrated)

RAM: 8GB 2400 MHz, dual channel

 

Old PC:

CPU: Intel i7 980X @4.0 GHz/1.34v

RAM: 3x4GB DDR3 @1333 MHz

Mobo: Some old x58 board

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First of all u cantoc a 8700, second of all....what is your pc purpose. It might be worth it for reasons but it seems to me like a bad trade. If im not wrong the basic 8700 non (k) version comes with a heatsink and stock intel cooler (boxed)

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