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Different sockets has different features

BGA house

rPGA housing

Compare chart:,65708

VT-d seems cool feature for me especially for graphics visualization. I am buying new laptop and I would like to know if processor supports this feature.
I think it is this laptop, but i am not sure:

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BGA is not a socketed processor, but a solder on processor, and is not used in most PC's. – Moab Sep 27 '12 at 0:04
That HP uses a socketed processor so it will be supported. – Moab Sep 27 '12 at 0:07
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Yes, it does support VT-d. Look here

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but if you choose different packing you get no – ralu Sep 27 '12 at 0:01
google search on "g6-2007er bga" returns a long list of pages while the search on "g6-2007er rpga" returns just one page as a side effect. Did I convince you? – Serge Sep 27 '12 at 0:09
Info on ark is corect, and response from Intel is that support for VT-d is up to OEM no matter whatch chip you get. I – ralu Oct 3 '12 at 10:27

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