Socket science from AMD

Posted on Wednesday, October 26 2005 @ 1:18 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Every once in a while when you are sitting alone, thinking back to all those years you’ve spent on technology, you realize that standards are meant to be updated and consistency isn’t the hardware industry’s strong suit. Intel had Socket 478, LGA 775 and considering the pattern; Intel would most likely change it yet again when it launches the next lineup. AMD, on the other hand, has Socket 754, 939 and 940 in its current generation, which adds to a lot of complication over something as particularly minute as the pin count. AMD is about to change all that, however, a lot of its customers will be left out feeling burnt..

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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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