Is an i7 compatible with my Lenovo Skybay Motherboard?

erik.ostberg03

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So I was thinking about buying an i7 but i dont know if it is compatible with my motherboard
Manufacturer LENOVO
Model SKYBAY (U3E1)
Version SDK0J40700 WIN 3258060747860
Chipset Vendor Intel
Chipset Model Skylake
Chipset Revision 07
Southbridge Vendor Intel
Southbridge Model H170
Southbridge Revision 31
BIOS
Brand LENOVO
Version O1ZKT32A
Date 2015-12-11
PCI Data
Slot PCI-E
Slot Type PCI-E
Slot Usage In Use
Data lanes x16
Slot Designation J6B2
Characteristics 3.3V, Shared, PME
Slot Number 0
Slot PCI-E
Slot Type PCI-E
Slot Usage In Use
Data lanes x1
Slot Designation J6B1
Characteristics 3.3V, Shared, PME
Slot Number 1
Slot PCI-E
Slot Type PCI-E
Slot Usage In Use
Data lanes x1
Slot Designation J6D1
Characteristics 3.3V, Shared, PME
Slot Number 2
Slot PCI-E
Slot Type PCI-E
Slot Usage In Use
Data lanes x1
Slot Designation J7B1
Characteristics 3.3V, Shared, PME
Slot Number 3
Slot PCI-E
Slot Type PCI-E
Slot Usage In Use
Data lanes x1
Slot Designation J8B4
Characteristics 3.3V, Shared, PME
Slot Number 4
 

jgustin7b

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Yes, but you can only use skylake chips. For example, i7-6XXX (the numbers replaced with x’s don’t matter) (I don’t think you can use k versions of the cpu either). If it’s a laptop...that may get a little tricky, but you mentioned multiple pci lanes, so I assume it’s a desktop
 

jgustin7b

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Yes, but you can only use skylake chips. For example, i7-6XXX (the numbers replaced with x’s don’t matter) (I don’t think you can use k versions of the cpu either). If it’s a laptop...that may get a little tricky, but you mentioned multiple pci lanes, so I assume it’s a desktop
 

erik.ostberg03

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thank you, sorry about the lack of details but you were right about the desktop part, this makes me really happy :)

 

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