Macintosh SE/30: 68030 Chip is Soldered to the Logic Board

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Article Created: 14 June 1991


How is the Macintosh SE/30's processor chip attached to the logic board?


Early in the Macintosh SE/30's development, the chip was socketed. As a cost reduction enhancement, the 68030 processor chip is soldered onto the Macintosh SE/30's logic board.

Copyright 1991 Apple Computer, Inc.