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it280r2_appendix_e[1] - compatible devices D RAID Connector...

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Axia College Material Appendix E Motherboard Components Identification The motherboard is the main printed circuit board in a computer containing the computer’s basic circuitry and components. The motherboard carries the central processing unit and system buses, and is equipped with sockets that connect to the computer’s memory module, processors, plug-in cards, and peripheral devices. Below, you find the motherboard from the Computer Hardware Simulator (CHS), with its various components marked A through J. In the chart that follows, identify the component marked by each letter, then describe each component’s function. IT 280 A C B D E F G H I J
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Component Function A CPU Socket Serves as a connection point between the motherboard and the CPU. B DIMM Slots Connection point between the motherboard and the RAM. C Serial ATA connectors Connection points for SATA Hard drives and other SATA
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Unformatted text preview: compatible devices. D RAID Connector Allows for combining and management of several hard drives. E Power Connector Attachment point for Power Supply. F Chipset Routes data between devices and CPU. G IDE Connector Connection for IDE devices such as hard drives and optical drives. H PCI Expansion Ports Connection point for PCI compliant devices to the Motherboard. Usually used for Sound Cards, TV Tuner Cards, IEEE 1394 Fire Wire expansion card, and other specialty add on devices. I PCI Express Port High speed connection port for use with Graphics Processing Units commonly referred to as video cards. J CMOS Battery Powers the Motherboards CMOS Chip and the internal Clock Computer Hardware Simulator: https:// ecampus.phoenix.edu/secure/aapd/AXIA/cis280/Computer_Hardware_Simulator.html IT 280 IT 280...
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