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SEgor
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can i run Xeon E-2136 at MSI Z370 Tomahawk?

Xeon E2136 is a renamed copy of i7-8700, can I run it on my motherboard msi Z370 tomahawk? On my second computer, xeon x3440 (renamed copy Core i7-860S) runs on a regular motherboard (Gigabyte GA-H55-S2H) without any BIOS modifications (validation => http://valid.x86.fr/zl7bii Intel Xeon X3440 @ 2666.05 MHz - CPU-Z VALIDATOR ). Some people say that Intel has blocked the launch of "server" CPU on regular motherboards at the BIOS level.

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AlHill
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MSI says no: https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/support/Z370-TOMAHAWK# support-cpu Support For Z370 TOMAHAWK | Motherboard - The world leader in motherboard design | MSI Global

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