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Why does Intel have to keep changing sockets?

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User Info: Pepys Monster

Pepys Monster
3 years ago#1
Is it just to be jerks?
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User Info: Orestes417

Orestes417
3 years ago#2
Mostly to ensure the motherboards get upgraded.
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User Info: ElDudorino

ElDudorino
3 years ago#3
Those extra pins are what keep them a step ahead of the competition!!!!

Either that or they want you to buy new motherboards because they're making money off of those, too. And their partners who design and manufacture those boards have to be pretty happy about the extra money as well.
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