CBIS 2215 - Chips and Components of Motherboards

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Chips and Components of Motherboards Lawrence Johns CBIS 2215
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What is a motherboard? The motherboard is the  main circuit board of the  system unit. The motherboard contains  many components that  include processing chips,  capacitors, memory slots,  IDE connections for  various storage devices,  and expansion slots. Some motherboards that  do not have built-in video,  sound, LAN, and other  connections will have  expansion slots for adapter  cards. Diagram courtesy of http://www.learnthat.com/courses/computer/comptia/aplus/img/motherboard-dt.jpg
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A chip is a small piece of semi-conducting  material, usually silicon, on which integrated  circuits are etched. Chips help to integrate the many functions of a  motherboard and its components. The processor is the main computing device in a  system unit. It performs millions or billions of  calculations per second to carry out every function  you ask the computer to do. http://www.zen26266.zen.co.uk/P4-B-page1.htm
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course CBIS 2215 taught by Professor Vanjani during the Summer '04 term at GCSU.

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CBIS 2215 - Chips and Components of Motherboards - Chips...

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