Can I use an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650 in an Asus P5Q-E?

by on June 10, 2013

Q: If I were to purchase an ‘Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650 3GHz Socket LGA 775/Socket T With 12M/1333 Cache’.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Intel-Core-2-Quad-Q9650-3GHz-12MB-1333MHz-CPU-/261222544585?pt=CPUs&hash=item3cd213b4c9
Is it compatible with my motherboard. An ‘Asus P5Q-E Rev1.xx with Chipset Intel P45/P43/G45/G43 Rev.A3
Southbridge Intel 82801jr (Ich10r) Rev.00
LPCID Winbound W83667HG
(sorry for the cluster of info just putting what CPU-Z gave me.)


One Response to “Can I use an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650 in an Asus P5Q-E?”
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    According to the product page of ASUS it is compatible.

    http://uk.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_775/P5QE/#specifications

    “LGA775 socket for Intel® Core™2 Extreme/Core™2 Quad/Core™2 Duo/Pentium® dual-core/Celeron® dual-core/Celeron® processors
    Supports Intel® 45nm multi-core CPU”