It immediately loses value when you drive it off the motherboard

Which of these socket types would you associate with an Intel CPU? Pick two.

A) 1366

B) 775

C) F

D) 940

E) My next CPU upgrade is so big it’s going to require a bank loan

The answers: A) 1366 and B) 775

The Socket T (775 pins) and Socket B (1366 pins) are unique to Intel. The Socket F and Socket 940 are AMD socket types.

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.