Any info on this CPU would be appreciated?
ie is it an LGA 775? Then is it compatable with all LGA 775?
eg; would this be compatable with a
Here is a link to determine compatibility between Intel processors and Intel Motherboards. http://processormatch.intel.com/CompDB/SearchResult.aspx?ProcNbr=I7-990X . For other vendors boards visit their site.
I thnk the question is, what is the socket type shown above? Yes or no? A knock off I doubt it. We don’t have the correct board to test it on, I need to identify the socket first to get the right board. I dont think it is LGA 775 though it looks a bit like it. It may well fit LGA136?, that is the question. If you look at the image above there is no question if this is a genuine Intel CPU.
Is there a reference for CPU serials numbers, what do these mean? I am in touch with Intel customer support and no one has as yet worked out the origin or established the authenticity either way of these CPU's, investigation is continuing. Can anyone explain these serial numbers and their meaning? We are open to all possibilities.