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Old 04-10-12, 06:02 PM   #6
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Default Re: Z77 Motherboards are out

Originally Posted by Capt. Picard View Post
I wish motherboard manufacturers can do away with those stupid little pins. Why can't they design the sockets and CPUs to be pads against pads.
Because the point of the pins is to provide proper contact of each pin with the cpu. You can't achieve that with a solid mounting surface.
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