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Upgrading CPU?

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I was wondering if I could upgrade my i5-7400 to maybe an i7-8700? I know I could get the i7-7700 but the i7-8700 is a little bit cheaper,  has 2 more processor count, and it still only has a 65-watt power usage. Just a thought? (This might be a really dumb question but I'm just really wondering cause I can't find any other sites with an answer.)

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@Marshall_Willia

 

Motherboard on your machine won't support Gen Intel 8 CPU's. It only has H170 chipset

 

   https://support.hp.com/us-en/product/omen-by-hp-870-200/13687063/model/15741160/document/c05355651

 

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BH
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