It doesn’t work that way

Which of these sockets would be most associated with an Intel Sandy Bridge i7 processor?

A) Socket T

B) Socket AM3

C) Socket F

D) Socket H2

E) Socket 940

F) Can’t you just cram the processor into any socket?

The answer: D) Socket H2

Intel’s Socket H2 was released in 2011 and provided a socket for the Intel Sandy Bridge i3, i5, and i7 processors.

Want to know more? Watch “An Overview of CPU Socket Types.”

CPU sockets have changed a great deal through the years. In this video, you’ll learn how Intel and AMD socket types have changed with the evolution in CPUs.