Staggered Pin Grid Array

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Staggered Pin Grid Array

(SPGA) A style of integrated circuit socket or pin-out with a staggered grid of pins around the edge of the socket, positioned as several squares, one inside the other.

SPGA is commonly used on motherboards for processors, e.g. Socket 5, Socket 7 and Socket 8.

See also PGA.

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