CompTIA®A+ Exam Notes : Install Various Types Of CPU'S And Apply Appropriate Cooling Methods

1. PC Hardware

1.8 Install various types of CPUs and apply the appropriate cooling methods.

Socket 1150, also known as LGA1150 and H3, is a Land Grid Array socket with 1150 land contacts, compatible with forth and fifth generation Core desktop processors. Supports only DDR3 memory.

LGA 2011, also called Socket R, is a CPU socket by Intel. It has 2011 pins and supports DDR3 and DDR4 memory chips.

FM2, and FM2+ are used with AMD processors. Socket FM2+ APUs are not compatible with Socket FM2 motherboards

Hyperthreading is an Intel invention for their processor cores that allows the CPU to present the Operating System with two "virtual" CPUs, each with its own set of resources. This new technology allows multiple processing threads to run in parallel on a single chip. The Operating System and associated hardware need to support hyper-threading for using this feature.

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