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Poll Results: What do you think is the most significant desktop CPU socket ever

 
  • 0% (0)
    DIP, PLCC
  • 0% (0)
    Pre Socket 7 (anything before socket 7 except DIP and PLCC)
  • 3% (1)
    Socket 7
  • 0% (0)
    Slot 1
  • 3% (1)
    Slot A
  • 0% (0)
    Socket 370
  • 3% (1)
    Socket A (462)
  • 0% (0)
    socket 478
  • 0% (0)
    socket 754
  • 0% (0)
    socket 939
  • 0% (0)
    socket 940
  • 59% (16)
    socket 775
  • 3% (1)
    socket AM2, socket AM2+
  • 7% (2)
    socket 1366
  • 3% (1)
    socket AM3, socket AM3+
  • 11% (3)
    socket 1155, socket 1156
  • 3% (1)
    socket 2011
  • 0% (0)
    others (anything not on this list)
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post #1 of 9
Thread Starter 
What do you think is the most significant CPU socket ever. Why? Post your comments.

Also check out the "Most Significant CPU Ever" thread under "General Processor Discussions"
http://www.overclock.net/t/1223717/best-psu-brand-poll
http://www.overclock.net/t/1221690/most-significant-cpu-ever-poll
http://www.overclock.net/t/1220047/undisputed-champions#post_16547378
Edited by so-gun - 3/3/12 at 7:27pm
post #2 of 9
My answer is AM2+ AM3, but I can't give that!.. smile.gif
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post #3 of 9
Socket A as well.
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post #4 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by ronnin426850 View Post

My answer is AM2+ AM3, but I can't give that!.. smile.gif

^^^ This.
post #5 of 9
Socket 775. It lasted for a few years compared to a lot of other sockets.
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post #6 of 9
Socket 5/7, one of the longest lived consumer sockets and the last socket that supported all major x86 competitors.
post #7 of 9
775 is/was a great socket.
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post #8 of 9
Why no love for AMD? frown.gif
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post #9 of 9
I'd have to say socket 775, It lasted from 2004 to 2009, everything from Pentium 4s to Core 2 Quads ran on it. LGA 1366 was pretty good as well but didn't embrace such a wide variety of processors. I think socket 603/604 lasted even longer, from the Foster Pentium 4 to hexacore Dunnington... like 8 or 9 years?

Worst socket ever? 423 biggrin.gif Used for one generation of a chip that sucked anyway then abandoned because it couldn't supply enough power.
Edited by Hydroplane - 3/7/12 at 8:44am
 
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