Which of these processor packages contain many pins on the underside of the package and mount onto a motherboard using a ZIF socket?
E) Your processor needs to consider using a real word in there somewhere
The answer: C) PGA
A pin grid array is a common CPU package that usually includes a large array of pins across the bottom. Those pins fit into a zero insertion force socket on the motherboard that requires no pressure to install the CPU.
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