The Slot 2 is a processor socket for Intel CPU series called Xeon. It was introduced at the launch of the Pentium II Xeon on 29 June 1998. The slot 2 is comparable to the Slot 1 Pentium II and uses the same bus protocol.
With the introduction of the Pentium II Xeon - like a year before the Pentium II - necessary even when the server processors from Intel, the transition from the base to the slot because the Xeon - in contrast to the Pentium Pro - processor core and cache memory as separate chips combined on a common board.
Slot 2 processors and motherboards were designed for professional applications in workstations and servers.
The predecessor of slot 2 is the base 8 His followers are the Socket 603 and Socket 604 The Slot 2 was technologically obsolete after Intel was able to unite on one die and the Xeon cache and processor core.
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