Right, time to actually have a look at a Clarkdale processor. Here you can see the Core i5 661 processor seated in a H55 Socket 1156 motherboard
The Core i5 series is compatible with P55, H55 and Q57 chipsets. For P55 motherboards be sure to have the latest BIOS / firmware installed supporting Clarkdale. Be aware of the fact though the P55 does not support the IGP -- thus you'll need a dedicated graphics card.
As you can notice we are dealing with a vanilla Intel sample here. This particular Clarkdale processor is tagged as Q3H2 ES with the ES standing for engineering sample.
So I took my best macro lens to take a gorgeous photo of Socket 1156 for a change -- yes yes -- behold the rear side of the processor.
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