View Full Version : Ivy Bridge backwards compatible with Sandy Bridge

09-15-2011, 05:33 PM

Its nice to know that the new Ivy Bridge Processors uses the same socket as the Sandy Bridge and backwards compatible with the chipset...If the price is right and I get at least 30% increas in CPU performance I want one of these on my G73sw...

09-15-2011, 06:25 PM
Then I guess Intel finally realized this was a good idea then? AMD has been doing this for a long time now.

09-15-2011, 10:39 PM
Yeah! Thats why on the Desktop side of things I usually build AMD setup...