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Question about Intel CPU and Motherboard? fit?

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Question about Intel CPU and Motherboard? fit?

I just recently purchased Intel CPU and following motherboard below?

hoping it will work together?

Gigabyte GA-H110-D3A H110-D3A motherboard LGA1151

Intel Core i3-7100 3.9Ghz Dual Core 3MB cache 14nm CPU

do I need to run any BIOs update on motherboard? will it work once I plugin both units?

any recommendation on cheap DDR4 RAM?

Both units listed as LGA1151.

Thanks.
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ysl5710 wrote: hoping it will work together?

Gigabyte GA-H110-D3A H110-D3A motherboard LGA1151

Intel Core i3-7100 3.9Ghz Dual Core 3MB cache 14nm CPU
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A BIOS update may be necessary to support that CPU.

Depends on when the motherboard was manufactured, or if used, then if the previous owner updated it.
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ysl5710 wrote: I just recently purchased Intel CPU and following motherboard below?

hoping it will work together?

Gigabyte GA-H110-D3A H110-D3A motherboard LGA1151

Intel Core i3-7100 3.9Ghz Dual Core 3MB cache 14nm CPU

do I need to run any BIOs update on motherboard? will it work once I plugin both units?

any recommendation on cheap DDR4 RAM?

Both units listed as LGA1151.

Thanks.
It should work. @Warlock posted a link to the manufacturers website. It seems F20 is the first release BIOS which already included support for 7th gen CPU's. So it should be plug and play, but there are BIOS updates as well, so if it boots, you should still update the board to the latest revision. F25 2‎018/04/20

RAM, depends on how much you want in the system. Look at brands like G.Skill, Kingston, Corsair and Crucial would be my first choices. There are other cheap brands like Team Group and OyOy or OLoY (forgot the spelling). You can get cheap DDR4 2133/2400 modules 2x4GB (8GB) for around $50-60, or a single 16GB stick for $100. (But I would recommend 2x8GB to keep dual-channel).
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I have a similar older build like that. But a B250 mATX board

It a mining board with H110 chipset. I think mining boards should be more updated to support more CPUs and RAM types.

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