Which of these processor packages has flat contacts on the processor and pins on the motherboard?
E) The flat contacts decrease wind resistance, increasing your overall gas mileage
The answer: B) LGA
The LGA (Land Grid Array) processor package has all of the pins on the motherboard, and the processor contacts are flat. The LGA is commonly seen on modern Intel i3, i5, and i7 processors.
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