What is the Xbox 360 Slim's 'Corona' motherboard's socket type?

I know for a fact that the Xbox 360 Slim model that I have is equipped with a Corona motherboard, a PowerPC-based Xenon processor manufactured by IBM, and a Xenos GPU. However, every motherboard must have a socket type for it's CPU, right? So what socket type does the Xbox 360 Slim's motherboard have?

Here's a list of all its hardware:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xbox_360_hardware
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  1. Hmm...I'm pretty sure it's a Foxconn - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foxconn but as far as the socket -- I guess it depends on which CPU. Most of them are soldered directly to the PCB or a PGA2 socket.
  2. jaquith said:
    Hmm...I'm pretty sure it's a Foxconn - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foxconn

    Foxconn created a socket type?
  3. I edited above, I missed the Q about socket type and instead answer who Mfg's the MOBO.
  4. It's more than likely a BGA which means that the CPU is soldered directly to the motherboard rather than sitting in a socket
  5. It is a BGA that is directly soldered.
  6. Here's a video as I said soldered:
  7. Yup, MS would not want us doing DIY CPU upgrades.
  8. Frankly, if there was a 'Xbox PCIe kit + BR' that would lock-down DRM and allow the games to be played on a 'PC' I'd buy it in a heartbeat. One of my Xbox's just died and I loath buying an Xbox 360 and cannot wait until (rumor mill) XMAS 2013 which blows.

    Latest news (rumor mill) - http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/consoles/xbox-720-release-date-news-and-rumours-937167

    My hope is they're a lot quieter and I don't feel like modding an frigging Xbox.
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