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Question Do i need to change my motherboard to upgrade my CPU?

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I currently have MSI Z77A-G43 motherboard, and Intel i5-3350P CPU. I'm planning to upgrade my CPU to something like AMD Ryzen 5 2600X. Does this CPU fit my motherboard? If not, is there a good CPU alternative that will? Thank you in advance.
 
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I currently have MSI Z77A-G43 motherboard, and Intel i5-3350P CPU. I'm planning to upgrade my CPU to something like AMD Ryzen 5 2600X. Does this CPU fit my motherboard? If not, is there a good CPU alternative that will? Thank you in advance.
Intel has different socket and amd has different socket so you have to change your motherboard too.
 

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