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two purpose motherboard?

coolcars23
  • 66 months ago

hey guys i have a quick question, currently i am in the process of buying parts for my pc, but i am stuck on the cpu, should i get a 6300 or 8320? i am considering 6300 because it is cheaper. my question relating to the mother board is -- if i buy 6300 and later upgrade to a 8320 http://pcpartpicker.com/p/qRzZjX will i have to replace the mother board or i can just take out the 6300 and plug in the 8320?

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  • 66 months ago
  • 1 point

Nope, they use the same socket. You only replace the cpu

  • 66 months ago
  • 1 point

For reference, look under CPU Support List at your mobo manufacturer's website. It also lists corresponding BIOS version/update requirements, if any.

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