Question wrong socket install (Intel® Core™ i9-9900K )

Math Geek

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the spec sheet for that mobo lists only 6th and 7th gen compatibility.

the cpu may fit in the socket, but the mobo does not know how to use the chip.

you need one that is compatible with the cpu you have. no BIOS or any other change is going to make that board handle a 9th gen cpu.
 

mitch074

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I would not count on (nor recommend using) this method. Not worth the risk. Just use a proper motherboard.

Good luck.
That's what I said! I was just mentioning it to indicate that there is no chance this old motherboard could electrically damage that CPU.
Jeez, voted down because people can't be bothered to read a single sentence...
 
you are not running it on any Z170/Z270 board...(not any 100/200 series board)

Chip is ok, others have done it (installed on incomatible/ older socket 1151 boards), and not destroyed it...but, some previously spare pins (on older boards) are now utilized on newest boards....

More to it (as you now know) than merely 'what socket' is on a mainboard....
 

COLGeek

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That's what I said! I was just mentioning it to indicate that there is no chance this old motherboard could electrically damage that CPU.
Jeez, voted down because people can't be bothered to read a single sentence...
Honestly, not to nitpick, but your post did seem to imply the post was a reasonable path forward (even if not your intent). Context can certainly be an issue interpreting the written word.
 

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