What Intel 6th gen (Skylake) processor is compatible with a Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 motherboard? I searched all the Intel 6th gen processors for compatibility and this board never came up in the results. Thanks
According to their website, you can use *any* of the 6th generation processors that are available in the LGA1151 package.For a complete list, use these links:
http://ark.intel.com/products/family/88392/6th-Generation-Intel-Core-i7-Processors# @Desktop Intel® LGA1151 Core™ i7 Processors
http://ark.intel.com/products/family/88393/6th-Generation-Intel-Core-i5-Processors# @Desktop Intel® LGA1151 Core™ i5 Processors
http://ark.intel.com/products/family/88394/6th-Generation-Intel-Core-i3-Processors# @Desktop Intel® LGA1151 Core™ i3 Processors
http://ark.intel.com/search/advanced?s=t&FamilyText=Intel%C2%AE%20Pentium%C2%AE%20Processor&FilterCu... Intel® LGA1151 Pentium® Processors
http://ark.intel.com/search/advanced?s=t&FamilyText=Intel%C2%AE%20Celeron%C2%AE%20Processor&FilterCu... Intel® LGA1151 Celeron® Processors
Edit: Links fixed
Thank you Scott for the information provided.
Additionally, in this website by clicking on "CPU Support List" you would be able to get a list of compatible products and the since which BIOS release are compatible.
http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=5530 GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 1151 - GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5 (rev. 1.0)
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