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Can I use an intel i5 on an asrock fm2a88x extreme6+

I am building a gaming computer and am wondering if I can use an intel i5-3570 3.4 on an asrock fm2a88x extreme6+ motherboard. I currently have an AMD A10-7800 on the asrock right now. Please help.

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The number of boards that accepted Intel and AMD CPUs is small. And it's been decades since I've seen one.

Because I might get the wrong motherboard I'll let you find the right one at

Once you get that list, I can't guess why you need to change the CPU but if you do, compare your old and new CPU at

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Thank you for the help. It has helped a lot.

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