The Super 7 motherboard also known as the Super Socket 7 is essentially a socket extension of the Socket 7 Zif Socket extension. It has a voltage range of 2.0 V - 2.4 V, and uses a P5 FSB protocol.
It has a clock frequency and the following processes ors - AMD K6- III, AMD K6-2 +, Cyrix 11 et al. It is unique in the sense that a socket 7 CPU can be used with a socket-7 motherboard but a super socket 7 CPU can not operate at full speed in a socket 7 PC motherboard - a concept that is known as backward compatibility.
The legal right for the Socket 7 is held by AMD, latter day versions of the Socket 7 have an extended platform of 100 MHz from the forerunners 66 MHz, and this has to do with market dynamics that were at play in the motherboard construction industry between Intel and AMD.
The super 7 PC motherboard uses SPGA chip form factors which is a vast improvement from the third party chip sets that were supplied by VIA among others, which were of low quality particularly as concerns their AGP implementation.
Recently the Super 7 has again had to up upgrade its features following the release of Intel Pentium II that required a different sort of motherboard based on slot CPU interface-Slot 1.
The savior came in the form of the advance K6-2. This however seemed to provide only a short reprieve in the sense that Super 7 PC motherboards still because the entity seemed to base its change on just the fact that it was the FSB SETTING.
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