What fits into a slot?

You’re working on a motherboard that has a processor labeled SLOT 1. What kind of CPU connector goes into a slot?

A) Dual In-Line Package

B) Single Edge Cartridge

C) Pin Grid Array

D) Socket

E) You need a CPU that likes to gamble on the nickel machines

The answer: B) Single Edge Cartridge

Single edge cartridges were used on older Pentium and Celeron-based computers.

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.