slot 1

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Slot 1 definition

hardware, standard
The physical and electrical specification for the connector used by some of Intel's microprocessor cards, currently (August 1999) the SEPP Celeron and the SECC Pentium II.
Slot 1 is a departure from the square ZIF PGA/SPGA sockets used by Pentium and earlier processors, the processor being mounted on a card, with a 242-lead edge-connector.
The Slot 1 specification allows for higher bus rates than Socket 7. Slot 1 motherboards use the GTL+ bus protocol.
See also Slot 2, Slot A.
[bus rates?]
(1999-08-04)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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