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Created by Cherishscope, 306 days ago, 573 views

What it mean using motherboard in a computer
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Flyshield306 days ago

The motherboard serves as a single platform to connect all of the parts of a computer together.A motherboard connects CPU, memory, hard drives, optical drives, video card, sound card, and other ports and expansion cards directly or via cables. It can be considered as the backbone of a computer.Features• Motherboard varies greatly in supporting various types of components.• Normally a motherboard supports a single type of CPU and few types of memories.• Video Cards, Hard disks, Sound Cards have to be compatible with motherboard tofunction properly.• Motherboards, cases and power supplies must be compatible to work properly together.Popular ManufacturersIntel, ASUS, AOpen, ABIT, Biostar, Gigabyte,MSIDescription of Motherboard• The motherboard is mounted inside the case and is securely attached via small screws through pre-drilled holes.• Motherboard contains ports to connect all of the internal components.• It provides a single socket for CPU whereas for memory, normally one or more slots are available.• Motherboards provide ports to attach floppy drive, hard drive, and optical drives via ribbon cables. Motherboard carries fansand a special port designed for power supply.• There is a peripheral card slot in front of the motherboard using which video cards, sound cards and other expansion cards canbe connected to motherboard.• On the left side, motherboards carry a number of ports to connect monitor, printer, mouse, keyboard, speaker, and network cables.• Motherboards also provide USB ports which allow compatible devices to be connected in plug-in/plug-out fashion for example, pen drive, digital cameras etc.

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Aravi306 days ago

Hi @Cherishscope

It is a big board like structure which provides base for other computer components to connect.

It will have slots and sockets for RAM, processors battery, hardware, etc to connect.

I will have USB , PCI , bus system on it.

Check the picture:-



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motherboard

Regards,

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brendaniel306 days ago

@Cherishscope

For easy understanding
a motherboard is the central printed circuit board (PCB) in many modern computers and holds many of the crucial components of the system, providing connectors for other peripherals.

It's called a motherboard because it is the main circuit board in the computer, and it can be extended by plugging other circuit boards into it. These extensions are called daughter boards. Wikipedia suggests that historically a "mainboard" was not extensible in this way, hence the need for different terminology. Many computer terms use human or biological words as metaphors:

Master/Slave (controller and devices)
Male/Female (plugs and ports)
Mouse
Peers
Server/Client

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koroleva305 days ago

http://www.computerhope.com/jargon/m/mothboar.htm

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Flyshield304 days ago

thank you

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