Socket H3 or LGA 1150 (Intel)

LGA 1150 is used by the (at present) latest Intel CPUs based on the Haswell architecture, and is the replacement for Socket H2/LGA 1155 which was used in the previous CPUs.

Intel Pentium Anniversary Edition G3258 SR1V0 3.2Ghz

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This chip was a special release to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Pentium name. For more information, please see related blog posts (Part 1 and Part 2).

Typical Cooling Solution

The typical cooling solution is an Intel orb-style cooler, with reduced height compared to LGA 775 coolers. There are two identical looking models, one OEMed by Foxconn and the other by Delta.

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