Intel Haswell Could Be Last Interchangeable Desktop Microprocessors Tags: CPUs Desktops Intel Processors Last response: November 22, 2012 12:27 PM in CPUs Share gardoversoza November 22, 2012 11:15:41 AM Intel’s Haswell Could Be Last Interchangeable Desktop Microprocessors - Report "all mainstream desktop processors will be available in BGA packaging, which means that they will have to be soldered to mainboards" http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/cpu/display/20121122022244... More about : intel haswell interchangeable desktop microprocessors americanbrian a b à CPUs November 22, 2012 12:27:24 PM It says high end desktops won't lose LGA. Intel never confirmed that they will only supply in BGA packages... As mentioned it would cause a huge headache to manufacturers. Arm is currently the king of embedded computing and only getting stronger. It would be stupid if intel went this road 100%... Lame "scare" piece. IMHO... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources For Sale: Intel Core i5-4670K Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Desktop Processor Forum Intel Haswell E3-1230v3 DMI vs Desktop processors DMI2 Forum SolvedA Longer Lasting Intel Haswell Gaming Build Forum Intel processor that will last till the Haswell release, preferably Skylake? Forum How long will an Intel core i3 desktop last compared to a core i7 desktop from a Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !