Wednesday, September 27, 2017

No, Coffee Lake Will Not Run In Z270 Motherboards (And Here’s Why)

Those of you wanting to upgrade to a Intel's latest and great Coffee Lake CPUs will have to upgrade your motherboard as well. Tom's Hardware has the lowdown.

Coffee Lake hasn't officially arrived, but Intel has confirmed enthusiasts' fears and information we ferreted out from public statements from motherboard vendors: The processors will not be backward compatible with the Z270 or Z170 chipsets.