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cpu question
fordman39 Feb-13-02 09:31 PM
I am in the market for a new cpu for a p/c that I am building. Question, what is a flip chip?

1. RE: cpu question
lbyard Feb-13-02 10:02 PM
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A chip that has been flipped. http://www.flipchips.com/tutorials.html. Larry

2. RE: cpu question
Twinhead Mar-21-02 08:30 AM
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A Flip-chip is a chip who is very thin.
In comparison with the older PPGA (Plastic Pin Grid Array) the thickness of a FCPGA (Flip Chip Pin Grid Array) is equal or less than half.
Also there are external capacitors on the bottomside of the chip.

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