LGA1155 socket

Intel's LGA-1155 cross platform compatibility confirmed

"There have been some rumours about Intel's cross platform compatibility for the LGA-1155 and VR-Zone can now confirm that the current Sandy Bridge platform will be compatible with the upcoming Ivy Bridge platform. That said, it's not guaranteed that you’ll be able to pop an Ivy Bridge processor into a P67/H67 motherboard without having to think twice about it."

Gigabyte P67A-UD7 Motherboard Review

"The Gigabyte P67A-UD7 is based on Intel’s P67 Express chipset and LGA1155 socket. It is therefore compatible with Intel’s Core i5 / i7 2xxx series parts. Like the P55 Express chipset before it functions such as the memory controller and PCIe controller have been moved into the CPU’s die. Thus simplifying the chipset design. Like Westmere based Core processors, these new Sandy Bridge based Core i5’s and i7’s have integrated video.

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