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1 Week 2 Motherboards
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2 Components of a typical PC
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3 The Motherboard Types of System Boards System Board Form Factors System Board Components Expansion Slots Memory Slots Central Processing Unit (CPU) and Processor Socket or Slot Power Connectors “On-Board” Floppy and Hard Disk Connectors Keyboard Connectors Peripheral Ports and Connectors BIOS Chip CMOS Battery Jumpers and DIP Switches
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4 The Motherboard (1988 +) largest circuit board in a (PC) computer Holds the processor, memory and expansion slots Distributes power from the power supply. it’s made up of a chipset, codes in ROM chips and various interconnections Provides data paths for control signals and data buses connects either directly or indirectly to every device inside the PC by way of ports, sockets and / or slots Functions
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5 Motherboards: Three Basic Types PC/XT (Rarely seen today). All I/O functions through expansion slots, memory chips on board. AT ATX BTX (INTEL design - 2004)
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6 AT Mother- boards “Advanced Technology.” CMOS added so configurations can be set through the keyboard
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2012 for the course HWD 101 taught by Professor Brain during the Spring '11 term at Seneca.

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