Our motherboards use standard socket types for our CPUs. In this video, you’ll learn about the ZIF/PGA and LGA CPU socket types.
The connection between the CPU and the motherboard has transformed many times through the years. In this video, you’ll learn about some popular CPU socket configurations on both CPU chips and motherboards.
Every computer needs enough cooling to keep all components running at optimum efficiency. In this video, you’ll learn how to install a CPU fan, a computer case fan, and learn some best practices for maintaining optimal airflow through your computer.
The installation of a processor onto a motherboard is a relatively straightforward process, as long as thermal requirements are properly considered. In this video, you’ll learn how to install processors, including the necessary thermal grease and heatsinks required to cool the components.
Processors come in many different shapes and sizes. In this video, you’ll learn about DIP sockets, Slot sockets, and PGA sockets.
What kind of CPU packaging is designed to fit into a ZIF socket?