The end of the desktop is near, according to reports trickling out over the last few days.
Changes in the way Intel connects its processors to the circuit board may signal broad changes to the desktop PC as we know it today.
Desktop processors are attached to the PC's main circuit board (aka motherboard) via a socket. Intel processors compatible with that socket are then inserted by the end user, be it an enthusiast or PC supplier.
This is the design that is in danger of disappearing, reports claim.
Mobile processors, on the other hand, are soldered directly to … Read more