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upgrading processor.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by medalton, Dec 25, 2015.

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  1. medalton

    medalton Thread Starter

    Dec 25, 2015
    I have a GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD3 4x pci-e x 16 6x sata 6 gb/s and i currently have a i7 3820 processor and i got a new i7 4970 processor 4.0 ghz can motherboard support upgrade . video card has been upgraded most recently no problems. i have windows 7
  2. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

    May 12, 2002
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    Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 (rev 1.0)

    Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 (rev 1.1)

    This is the Intel Core i7 processor support list for both motherboard revisions.

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    The i7-4970 doesn't appear in the lists, but that doesn't mean it's not supported.

    One of the hardware experts here can advise you.

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