[SOLVED] Planning to upgrade my i5 3570 to a i7 3770k, Is my motherboard and bios compatible?

Nov 11, 2021
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I have a samsung motherboard.
specs:

BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. P07KRS.856.130727.XJ, 27 Jul 2013

SMBIOS Version 2.7

BaseBoard Manufacturer SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.

BaseBoard Product SAMSUNG_DT1234567890

BaseBoard Version SEC_SW_REVISION_1234567890ABCD
 

Lutfij

Titan
Moderator
Welcome to the forums, newcomer!

If you're already on an i5-3570 processor, you should be able to go onto an i7-3770K but my primary concern is your cooling solution considering that the 3rd gen i7's ran hotter than the 2nd Gen i7's. Make and model of your case and it's airflow?
 

Lutfij

Titan
Moderator
Welcome to the forums, newcomer!

If you're already on an i5-3570 processor, you should be able to go onto an i7-3770K but my primary concern is your cooling solution considering that the 3rd gen i7's ran hotter than the 2nd Gen i7's. Make and model of your case and it's airflow?
 

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