Im in the market for a third computer and Im wondering how exactly you work out what CPU's are compatible with which Motherboards and vice versa. I dont want to ask you what motherboards I can get for such and such a CPU, i want to LEARN so that I know in the future . Is it the chipset that determines compatibility? Eg - I was looking on intels website and their processor information didnt seem to show what chipset they are, if thats what I need to know. Or are there a number of determining factors?