What kind of processor interface has two rows of fragile pins that press tightly into sockets on the motherboard?
E) Circle in a square hole
The answer: A) DIP
The dual in-line package was used on some of the first PC processors, and was notorious for bending or breaking during installation or removal.
Want to know more? Watch “Processor Sockets.”
Processors come in many different shapes and sizes. In this video, you’ll learn about DIP sockets, Slot sockets, and PGA sockets.