LGA 1151 300 on a budget
i am planning on building my first intel build and was wondering if there will be any mother boards to support the new 8th gen(LGA 1151 300 series)for around 70-80 cdn. i dont plan on overclocking. im also getting the 8100 if that helps. thanks for your time and i hope someone on here can help me
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It's going to be a bit of a wait for those budget boards.
"But Intel isn't providing backward compatibility with either of the older LGA1151 motherboards (Z170 and Z270) and, curiously, your only upgrade path through the end of the year comes in the form of pricey Z370 motherboards—value-oriented B350 or H370 motherboards will not debut until next year."
joel.rios.fps said:So, from what I'm understanding from this coming from an AMD FX 9590 chip (don't ask) to Intel side. Am I correct that if I take my i7-6700 chip to an LGA 1511 (300) Mobo, that it will work. Or are none from eithe side compatible with either? It's confusing.
I'm almost 100% sure that Skylake (or Kabylake) CPU's will not work on the Intel 300 platform. Just as the newer Coffeelake CPU's will not work in the non 300 series motherboards.