Intel's LGA1800 Socket Spotted: LGA1700's Relative

Intel’s LGA1800 Socket Spotted: LGA1700’s Relative

Hardware blogger @momomo_us has published a photo of an LGA-17xx/LGA-18xx socket cover, indicating the two sockets will have some similarities, like the same physical dimensions and cooling mounts. Intel’s upcoming Alder Lake processors for desktop PCs will use a brand-new LGA1700 form-factor and an appropriate socket, marking Intel’s first radical upgrade of its sockets for mainstream desktop CPUs since…

Adafruit Trinkey QT2040

Adafruit Trinkey QT2040 Review | Tom’s Hardware

Adafruit have taken Raspberry Pi’s RP2040, the same SoC found in the Raspberry Pi Pico, and placed it into something different. A USB key shaped device with no GPIO and limited connectivity. What were they thinking? Adafruit have created a range of RP2040 powered boards, from their smallest, QT Py RP2040 to their largest Feather…