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What is the best CPU a LGA 1155 supports?

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User Info: King Pazuzu

King Pazuzu
3 years ago#1
Just wondering. I have a core i5 2400, and want to get a good CPU I can overclock.
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User Info: ECOsvaldo

ECOsvaldo
3 years ago#2
Core i7-3770K.
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User Info: King Pazuzu

King Pazuzu
3 years ago#3
Thanks. So I'am guessing Haswell chips won't fit on my motherboard? Also will there be any significant increase in performance from a Core i5-2400 to a Core i7-3770K?
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User Info: garyjpaterson

garyjpaterson
3 years ago#4
What chipset is your motherboard? Youll need z77 chipset for overclocking.
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User Info: ECOsvaldo

ECOsvaldo
3 years ago#5
Here's a performance comparison between the two processors:

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/product/363?vs=551

All Haswell processors utilize the LGA1150 socket. So no, a Haswell processor will not work.
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User Info: Shub

Shub
3 years ago#6
garyjpaterson posted...
What chipset is your motherboard? Youll need z77 chipset for overclocking.


The chipset is indeed important, but P67 and Z68 would also work, not just Z77.
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User Info: Flaktrooper123

Flaktrooper123
3 years ago#7
Unless you want a new motherboard, don't bother getting haswell though.

User Info: King Pazuzu

King Pazuzu
3 years ago#8
garyjpaterson posted...
What chipset is your motherboard? Youll need z77 chipset for overclocking.


It's Z68 which supports overclocking.
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User Info: Shub

Shub
3 years ago#9
King Pazuzu posted...
garyjpaterson posted...
What chipset is your motherboard? Youll need z77 chipset for overclocking.


It's Z68 which supports overclocking.


And so does Z77. Z77 came out for Ivy Bridge while Z68 came out for Sandy Bridge, but they both support the same CPUs, from a Core i3-2100 to an i7-3770K, including your i5-2400.
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User Info: dlf

dlf
3 years ago#10
Another site to compare CPU's: http://cpuboss.com/cpus/Intel-Core-i7-3770K-vs-Intel-Core-i5-2400
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