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Slot A definition

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The physical and electrical specification for the edge-connector used by AMD's Athlon processor.
The connector allows for a higher bus rate than Socket 7 or Super 7. Slot A motherboards use Compaq's EV6 bus protocol. Slot A is mechanically compatible but electrically incompatible with Intel's Slot 1.
(1999-08-05)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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