Socket 2

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Socket 2
Intel Socket 2 ZIF CPU socket for 486 and Pentium Processors.jpg
Type ZIF
Chip form factors PPGA
Contacts 238
FSB protocol ?
FSB frequency 25–83 MT/s
Voltage range 5 V
Processors Intel 486 SX, 486 DX, 486 DX2, 486 OverDrive, Pentium OverDrive

This article is part of the CPU socket series

Socket 2 was one of the series of CPU sockets into which various x86 microprocessors were inserted. It was an updated Socket 1 with added support for Pentium OverDrive processors.

Socket 2 was a 238-pin low insertion force (LIF) or zero insertion force (ZIF) 19×19 pin grid array (PGA) socket suitable for the 5-volt, 25 to 50 MHz 486 SX, 486 DX, 486 DX2, 486 OverDrive and 63 or 83 MHz Pentium OverDrive processors.[1]

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  1. ^ Intel Socket 2 Specification,, retrieved 2009-03-30