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23 Week 4 Project 2 - Matching a Processor to a Motherboard and Socket
You are designing a desktop system and your friend has offered to sell you his unused Core i5-8600T processor
at a reduced price. Research the processor and possible motherboards that will support it and answer the
1. What is the best online price you can find for the processor?
244.99 at tigerdirect.com 2. What socket does the processor use?
LGA1151 3. What is one Gigabyte motherboard that supports this processor? MSI b360 Gaming Motherboard
4. Which chipset does the board use? Intel B360 Chipset
5. Does the board require a firmware (BIOS) update to use this processor? No, it does not.
6. What is one Asus (asus.com) motherboard that supports this processor? Asus ROG STRIX Z390-E
7. Which chipset does the board use?
Intel z390 Chipset 8. Which firmware (BIOS/UEFI) version is necessary to use this processor? BIOS 3.1 / ACPI 6.1 ...
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