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I have a Dell Optiplex 3010.

I want to upgrade my CPU ,The motherboard is the Dell Inc. 042P49 (CPU 1) and currently has a Intel Core i3 2120 Socket 1155 LGA installed.

I need the advice to choose the proper CPU compatible with my device to upgrade and also i want to know what is the maximum Generation that working well with my device etc 3th 4th 5th

CPU-Z Snapshot

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  • Your motherboard is on H61 Express Chipset.
  • List of compatible CPUs with your motherboard.
  • Highest compatible generation working with your motherboard is Ivy Bridge (3rd generation).

I would choose between i7 3770 or i5 3570 it depends if you need more threads.

  • thanks for help but i see in CPUs list my cpu support Sandy Bridge Does in my case Ivy Bridge will work with me ? – Just User Mar 2 '16 at 8:12
  • @JustUser If this is exactly this motherboard it supports both Ivy and Sandy Bridge. – ivaan Mar 2 '16 at 8:17
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    If you are thinking about gaming I would go with i5 because GPU is more important for gaming than i5 - i7 difference. – ivaan Mar 2 '16 at 8:43
  • Please help me now i have purchased i7 3770 but when install it in my device not working my device not start what i can do right now does update bois can help me – Just User Jul 16 '16 at 18:33

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