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What are the parts and components of the motherboard?

What are the parts and components of the motherboard?

The motherboard accommodates the central processing unit (CPU), random access memory (RAM), expansion slots, heat sink and fan assembly, basic input/output system (BIOS) chip, chipset, and the circuitry that interconnects the motherboard components.

What is ATX on a motherboard?

(Advanced Technology EXtended motherboard) The PC motherboard that superseded the Baby AT design. The ATX layout rotated the CPU and memory 90 degrees, allowing full-length expansions to be plugged into all sockets. The power supply blows air over the CPU rather than pulling air through the chassis.

What are the four main components of motherboard?

Components of Motherboard

  • Keyboard and mouse. There are mainly 2 types of mouse and keyboard connectors.
  • Universal Serial Bus (USB) The USB port is used for connecting the computer system.
  • Parallel port.
  • CPU chip.
  • RAM slots.
  • Floppy Controller.
  • IDE controller.
  • PCI slot.

How many pins does an ATX motherboard power slot have?

24-pin
An ATX power supply provides a number of peripheral power connectors and (in modern systems) two connectors for the motherboard: an 8-pin (or 4+4-pin) auxiliary connector providing additional power to the CPU and a main 24-pin power supply connector, an extension of the original 20-pin version.

How to tell if a motherboard is an ATX?

On the Windows desktop screen,press Windows key+X to open the Power User Task Menu.

  • Select the Run option in the menu.
  • In the Run text field,type msinfo32 and press Enter.
  • Why is ATX better than AT motherboard?

    ATX is the successor of AT design and is currently the de facto standard of the motherboard.

  • ATX board design and component placement resulted in less airflow and more heat,so BTX was invented to solve this problem.
  • In an ATX motherboard,you will find IO ports on top of the board,whereas in BTX it is situated below the board.
  • What is the best gigabyte ATX motherboard?

    – RAM support: 4x DIMM, up to 128GB, DDR4-4700 – Storage: 8x SATA 6Gbps – CPU support: 10th gen Intel

    Is an ATX motherboard better than a micro ATX?

    This ATX Motherboard has unique because its components are better than micro ATX Motherboard, it is holding USB 3.0 ports, M.2 slots, six SATA slots and PCI expansion cards that work authentic in large motherboard but the mini motherboard has not featured like. You can select this ATX Motherboard without any risk.