Surface-Mount LGA Socket targets Opteron 6000 processor.

Press Release Summary:

Validated to performance of Opteron 6000 series server processor, LGA 1944 socket includes contacts that have 0.6 mm dia solder balls for surface mounting onto PCB. Top side of unit provides cantilever beam interface to processor. Socket's actuation mechanism generates compression load and is designed for use with AMD bolster plate part number 49Z0000042. Cap is also included that facilitates vacuum pick-and-place.

Original Press Release:

TE Connectivity Develops LGA 1944 Socket for AMD's New High-Performance Opteron(TM) 6000 Series Server Processor

HARRISBURG, Pa. - TE Connectivity (TE) announces a new surface-mount LGA socket for AMD's (Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.) new high-performance Opteron 6000 series server processor. The LGA 1944 socket is validated to the processor's high-speed/ high-performance specification. This new socket includes contacts that have 0.6mm diameter solder balls for surface mount onto a PCB (printed circuit board), while its top side provides a cantilever beam interface to the processor. The socket actuation mechanism generates the compression load and is designed for use with AMD bolster plate part number 49Z0000042. Major features and benefits of this new product offering are:

  • Supplied cap with each socket to facilitate vacuum pick-and-place (spare caps can be ordered separately)
  • Contacts with 30u" gold plating to allow for better performance
  • Optional leaded or lead-free solderballs For more information on TE's LGA 1944 socket for the AMD Opteron 6000 series server processor, please visit,17578,17575. About TE Connectivity
    TE Connectivity is a global, $12.1 billion company that designs and manufactures over 500,000 products that connect and protect the flow of power and data inside the products that touch every aspect of our lives. Our nearly 100,000 employees partner with customers in virtually every industry-from consumer electronics, energy and healthcare, to automotive, aerospace and communication networks-enabling smarter, faster, better technologies to connect products to possibilities. More information on TE Connectivity can be found at TE Connectivity and TE Connectivity (logo) are trademarks of the TE Connectivity Ltd family of companies. AMD, AMD Opteron and Opteron are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices Inc.


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