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Home » CPU
A Complete List of CPU Sockets
Author: Gabriel Torres and Cássio Lima 314,531 views
Type: Tutorials Last Updated: September 20, 2012
Page: 2 of 4
Sockets for the Desktop Market

In the table below, we list all sockets used by CPUs targeted to the desktop market.

Socket

Pin Count

Release Date

Compatible CPUs

Socket 0

168

1989

486 DX

Socket 1

169

NA

486 DX
486 DX2
486 SX
486 SX2

Socket 2

238

NA

486 DX
486 DX2
486 SX
486 SX2
Pentium Overdrive

Socket 3

237

NA

486 DX
486 DX2
486 DX4
486 SX
486 SX2
Pentium Overdrive
5x86

Socket 4

273

Mar 1993

Pentium-60 and Pentium-66

Socket 5

320

Mar 1994

Pentium-75 to Pentium-120

Socket 6

235

never released

486 DX
486 DX2
486 DX4
486 SX
486 SX2
Pentium Overdrive
5x86

Socket 7

321

Jun 1995

Pentium-75 to Pentium-200
Pentium MMX
K5
K6
6x86
6x86MX
MII

Socket Super 7

321

May 1998

K6-2
K6-III

Slot 1
(SC242)

242

May 1997

Pentium II
Pentium III (Cartridge)
Celeron SEPP (Cartridge)

Socket 370

370

Aug 1998

Celeron (Socket 370)
Pentium III FC-PGA
Cyrix III
C3

Socket 423
(PGA423)

423

Nov 2000

Pentium 4 (Socket 423)

Socket 463

463

1994

Nx586

Socket 478

(mPGA478B)

478

Aug 2001

Pentium 4 (Socket 478)
Celeron (Socket 478)
Celeron D (Socket 478)
Pentium 4 Extreme Edition (Socket 478)

LGA775
(Socket T)

775

Aug 2004

Pentium 4 (LGA775)
Pentium 4 Extreme Edition (LGA775)
Pentium D
Pentium Extreme Edition
Celeron D (LGA 775)
Core 2 Duo
Core 2 Quad
Core 2 Extreme
Pentium Dual Core
Pentium E6000 series

LGA1155
(Socket H2)

1,155

Jan 2011

Core i3 2000 and 3000 series
Core i5 2000 and 3000 series
Core i7 2000 and 3000 series
Pentium G600, G800, and G2000 series
Celeron G400 and G500 series

LGA1156
(Socket H1)

1,156

Sep 2009

Core i3 500 series
Core i5 600 and 700 series
Core i7 800 series
Pentium G6900 series
Celeron G1101

LGA1366
(Socket B)

1,366

Sep 2009

Core i7 900 series
Celeron P1053

LGA2011
(Socket R)

2,011

Nov 2011

Core i7 3800 and 3900 series

Slot A

242

Jun 1999

Athlon (Cartridge)

Socket 462
(Socket A)

453

Jun 2000

Athlon (Socket 462)
Athlon XP
Athlon MP
Duron
Sempron (Socket 462)

Socket 754

754

Sep 2003

Athlon 64 (Socket 754)
Sempron (Socket 754)

Socket 939

939

Jun 2004

Athlon 64 (Socket 939)
Athlon 64 FX (Socket 939)
Athlon 64 X2 (Socket 939)
Sempron (Socket 939)

Socket 940

940

Sep 2003

Athlon 64 FX (Socket 940)

Socket AM2

940

May 2006

Athlon 64 (Socket AM2)
Athlon 64 FX-62
Athlon 64 X2 (Socket AM2)
Sempron (Socket AM2)

Socket AM2+

940

Nov 2007

Athlon 64 (Socket AM2/AM2+)
Athlon 64 FX-62
Athlon 64 X2 (Socket AM2/AM2+)
Phenom
Sempron (Socket AM2)

Socket AM3

941

Apr 2010

Athlon II
Phenom II
Sempron (Socket AM3)

Socket AM3+

942

Oct 2011

Athlon II
Phenom II
Sempron (Socket AM3)
FX

Socket F

1,207

Nov 2006

Athlon 64 FX-70, FX-72, and FX-74

Socket FM1

905

Jul 2011

A4, A6, A8, and E2

Socket FM2

904

2012

A4, A6, A8, A10, and E2

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