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ivy bridge in sandy bridge mobo?

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Last i read ivy bridge was supposed to be compatible with current 1155 boards is that still the case?

If it is, will it apply to laptops as well?
I know dell isnt good about releasing bios updates for this type of thing,
just wondering if it could be possible?
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No laptop maker would release a BIOS update to let you drop in an IB CPU to a SB laptop. It 100% won't be supported, it *might* be possible.

Also 1155 != PGA988. And lastly, Intel has 0 incentive not to add 1 extra pin to IB just to deter people who like to futz around with laptops.
 
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Originally Posted by jrbroad77 View Post
No laptop maker would release a BIOS update to let you drop in an IB CPU to a SB laptop. It 100% won't be supported, it *might* be possible.

Also 1155 != PGA988. And lastly, Intel has 0 incentive not to add 1 extra pin to IB just to deter people who like to futz around with laptops.
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Thats what i figured,
Ill just have to wait and see, but there is hope
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