Question Can my i7 7700 go into the latest 1151 chipset motherboards

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Can my i7 7700 go on any intel motherboard especially the 550 chipset ones thats my main question
NO YOU WILL BUST THE BOARD OR CPU IF YOU TRY TO FORCE THEM TOGETHER
They will only fit in they're inteaded socket
Lga 550 is lga 550
Lga 1150 is lga 1150 you can't cross plug and play unless the mobo says in it's support list it can take it
 

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Ok but i want a board for my i7 7700 Not i7 7700K
That can do rtx 3070 thx
What resolution and refresh rate do you play games at? The 3070 is a 2k card so if you game at 1080p then grab a 2060 instead and youll be fine at 60fps locked and what not. 🖐👶🤷‍♀️☮💯
 
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NO. 6th/7th Intel Core processor use LGA 1151 revision 1 socket. B550 is LGA 1200, which has NOT backward compatibility with legacy platforms.
 
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Can my i7 7700 go into the latest 550 chipset motherboards?
The 7700 and all skylake processors can only go to motherboards with these chipsets:
H110, B150, Q150, H170, Q170, Z170, B250, Q250, H270, Q270 and z270
But for your 7700 I would go for a z170 or z270 board
There is no such thing as a 550 chipset, did you mean B550?
If thats what you meant B550 is an amd chipset, why the f would you buy an amd board for an intel processor?! should've done more research.
 
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Skylake intel processors (7th and 6th gen) can only go to motherboards with the LGA 1151 rev 1 socket (such as z170 and z270), the latest LGA 1151 boards (such as z370 and z390) have the newer rev LGA 1151 sockets and doesn't support skylake processors.
 

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Can my i7 7700 go on any intel motherboard especially the 550 chipset ones thats my main question
Somewhere there is a mistake in your question buddy. So allow me to clarify.

First of all there are Intel motherboards and AMD motherboards. You might be confused as both companies use almost identical chipset numbers (that’s because AMD adopted/cloned Intel’s chipset naming scheme back in 2017).

Intel motherboards: Z490, H470, B460, Z390, Z370, H370, B360, Z270, B250, Z170, H170, B150

AMD motherboards: X570, B550, X470, B450, X370, B350

(There are also cheaper chipsets' boards but don’t bother with them. )

Anyway, first things first. You CANNOT put an Intel cpu in any AMD motherboard. So if by “550” you actually mean a B550 board, forget it. Now about Intel boards. The i7 7700 that you have is only compatible out of the box with the following motherboards: Z270, H270, B250. You can also make it run on the older Z170, H170 or B150 with a BIOS update. Both generations of motherboards (100-series and 200-series) use the LGA 1151 socket (called such because it is a land grid array mount with 1151 protruding pins to make contact with the 1151 pads on the bottom of the 6th and 7th gen cpus). It is also called H4 socket but nobody uses that term.

Your cpu is not compatible with the 300-series boards which also use a socket with the same number of pins (1151). Intel broke compatibility at a bios level. There are advanced tricks (with limitations and drawbacks) that you can possibly use to make a 8000-series/9000-series cpu (e.g 8700K, 9900K) run on a 100 or 200 series board (e.g. Z170, Z270) but you cannot run a 6000-series or 7000-series (e.g. 7700K, 7700) cpu on any 300-series board (Z390, Z370, H470, B350).
 
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