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Can I install a 7600k on a H270 Chipset?

So I'm not trying to overclock since this is just a backup computer but i was reading up on the parts to make sure there will be no compatibility issues and i read up on the H270 chipset saying it doesn't support overclocking but i was wondering if i could still use a K series 7600k on the board. (I'm buying a K series if i want to install it in a separate computer so i would like to keep it)

Build is going to have:
EVGA 1060 Mini
i5 7600k
GIGABYTE GA-H270N-WIFI
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  1. Yes you can install. Its just that you cant overclock that K chip with that board. Rest of the functionalities remain the same.
  2. Best answer
    Yes, you can. Although without overclocking the i5-7600K plus CPU Cooler is a huge price increase over the i5-7500 with a small speed increase. For just $10 more you can get a Z270 ITX board with 802.11AC. Just in case you change your mind about overclocking in the future. Although you lose USB 3.1.
    http://pcpartpicker.com/product/2Hbkcf/asrock-z270m-itxac-mini-itx-lga1151-motherboard-z270m-itxac
  3. I would say, go for the i7-7700 + B250 board. Will give you more performance around that same price point. Or if you have a budget, we can configure the build for you for best performance.
  4. Hellfire13 said:
    Yes you can install. Its just that you cant overclock that K chip with that board. Rest of the functionalities remain the same.

    Thank you so much
  5. Hellfire13 said:
    Yes you can install. Its just that you cant overclock that K chip with that board. Rest of the functionalities remain the same.

    Thank you so much
  6. velocityg4 said:
    Yes, you can. Although without overclocking the i5-7600K plus CPU Cooler is a huge price increase over the i5-7500 with a small speed increase. For just $10 more you can get a Z270 ITX board with 802.11AC. Just in case you change your mind about overclocking in the future. Although you lose USB 3.1.
    http://pcpartpicker.com/product/2Hbkcf/asrock-z270m-itxac-mini-itx-lga1151-motherboard-z270m-itxac


    thanks a ton
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