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Date: Around 1999

What is the first CPU socket number on a motherboard that accepts Intel Pentium processors?

Socket 5 was the first Pentium motherboard that would accept a Pentium chip. If you are planning on changing chips, be very careful! Intel uses different voltage ratings on their chips. Some of the older chips ran at 3.3 volts and newer chips run at 2.8 volts. If you are planning a CPU upgrade on an older computer, check with the manufacturer first.

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