Re: Will this cpu work?
Sorry, It's not too difficult.. While technicallly it should work being a 570 chipset... Being a prebuilt system from HP, they may have crippled it with a bios addition.
The unknown from hp is where its iffy, and makes folks worry.
Foldie = i7 950@ 4.0Ghz Gigabyte x58a-ud3r EVGA 970 SC Corsair H100 Corsair hx520 3x2gb OCZ Gold Corsair 650D
Woohoo = L5639 @3.1Ghz EVGA SR-2 gtx 260-216 Hyper 212+ Corsair 1050hx 6x2gb Corsair XMS3 Blackhawk Ulra
Alienware 18 - SLI 770M 4700mq 16Gig