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i7 920 in a socket 1156 Motherboard?

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**Appologies beforehand for my lack of knowledge about this subject.**

I'm thinking of upgrading my PC. Ive seen this nice motherboard:

http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/motherboards/2009/11/11/gigabyte-ga-p55-ud5-motherboard-review/1

The Gigabyte GA-P55-UD5. What i'm trying to figure out is if a i7 920 processor would fit in it? Because I know there are some i7's that have the socket 1366.

Reason for asking is I have not upgraded my PC for 2 years now and have, regretably, not kept up with the hardware so im clueless with anything past a Q6600 and a GTX 260.
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post #2 of 4
No. Any i7 9x0 is LGA 1366.
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Thank you, I had a suspicion that might be the case with the upper-end cpu's. +rep
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The 1156 i7 is the 8x0 series, but sandy bridge has kind of replaced the 1156 socket with the 1155.
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