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Mobo with i7 4th gen support and xp


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7 hours ago, SharkVader66 said:

Is there any motherboard that supports intel 4th gen cpu's (Ill be using i7 4790) and has driver support for xp (most preferably xp x64). Unnoficial drivers are fine.

I have installed XP on these motherboards using the i7-4790K CPU:

GIGABYTE GA-Z97M-DS3H
GIGABYTE GA-Z97-HD3

ASRock Z97 Pro3
ASRock Z97 Anniversary  (XP x64)

All drivers are available for the Gigabyte boards.

The ASRock boards come with the i218v LAN, so I installed Realtek LAN cards instead.  Subsequently, @bearwindows shared an x86 driver for the i218V LAN (which I have not tested), and also for XP x64 (which did not work for me):

https://msfn.org/board/topic/176687-seaching-for-intel-210-219-lan-xp-2003-32-64-bit-driver/?do=findComment&comment=1162644

So you're in business, if you can find one of those boards.

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11 hours ago, bluebolt said:

I have installed XP on these motherboards using the i7-4790K CPU:

GIGABYTE GA-Z97M-DS3H
GIGABYTE GA-Z97-HD3

ASRock Z97 Pro3
ASRock Z97 Anniversary  (XP x64)

All drivers are available for the Gigabyte boards.

The ASRock boards come with the i218v LAN, so I installed Realtek LAN cards instead.  Subsequently, @bearwindows shared an x86 driver for the i218V LAN (which I have not tested), and also for XP x64 (which did not work for me):

https://msfn.org/board/topic/176687-seaching-for-intel-210-219-lan-xp-2003-32-64-bit-driver/?do=findComment&comment=1162644

So you're in business, if you can find one of those boards.

None of those motherboards have windows xp drivers on their websites?

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Right, use audio and LAN drivers from the Realtek website, video driver for whatever card is used, and Intel (or blackwingcat) chipset INFs.  Here's a Gigabyte board:

Z97.png

 

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20 hours ago, bluebolt said:

Right, use audio and LAN drivers from the Realtek website, video driver for whatever card is used, and Intel (or blackwingcat) chipset INFs.  Here's a Gigabyte board:

Z97.png

 

Oh thanks a lot, now I can install windows xp onto my old pc 

I7 4790k

16gb ram ddr3

980ti

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