An Intel spokesperson has now said the PC processor maker will keep making "socketed parts in the LGA package for the foreseeable future", despite recent rumors to the contrary.
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After a rumor that Intel might abandon the socketed CPU, AMD has now publicly stated is will continue to offer such products for years to come, alleviating the worries of the enthusiast community
Rumours are circulating that Intel is seriously considering a shift away from the LGA socket, introduced with the Pentium 4 Prescott CPU, in favour of a BGA, System on Chip solution.