Reference guide - all CPU sockets

Posted on Saturday, Sep 16 2006 @ 18:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
A table containing all sockets and slots used by all PC processors released to date, with examples of compatible CPUs and pinouts.

"Starting with the 486 processor all PC processors started to be "socketed" instead of being soldered directly to the motherboard. Since then both Intel and AMD have been creating several different sockets and slots to be used by their processors. In this tutorial we will list all socket and slot types released to date with their respective pinouts, also giving examples of compatible CPUs."

Check it out over at HardwareSecrets.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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