CPU types

  Wendy 17:10 13 Apr 2003
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This probably sounds really thick! I have got somewhat out of date re:processors, and I wondered if someone could tell me something about Socket A processors (or indeed all the others). Which need heat sinks and which not? Are there different types of heat sink now?
Which ones are slots and which are similar to socket 7 ?
I would be grateful for a simple (as possible) explanation please.
TIA

  george 17:19 13 Apr 2003

Hi,

click here

This link might help.

  george 17:21 13 Apr 2003

Hi,

This should explain the rest.

click here


Cheers

  Legolas 17:27 13 Apr 2003

The processors on this page are slot 1 click here On this page is a heatsink suitable for a socket "a" click here
here is heatsinks for socket7 click here
This picture shows two socket7 and a slot 1 click here

  Wendy 20:58 13 Apr 2003

Thanks to you both! It is good of you to reply so promptly.
Wendy

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