Originally Posted by keeee691
I think the P5 q is ich10 stepping. While the processer is different like 9 or something.
ich10 is part of of the p45 chipset which is what the p5q has.
i'm not sure what you're talking about with the cpu though, a cpu doesn't have like a chipset of its own, which is what it sounds like you're saying.
here are your board's specs.
ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
from the cpu support list, it says it support both the pentium e6600 and the c2d e6600 so it doesn't look like it's an incompatibility problem.