MOTHERBOARD

Posted: August 16, 2011 in administrator networking

MOTHERBOARD

Motherboard is a large circuit board that is placed in the computer case. It is considered as the spine or the backbone of the computer. Because all the internal components are control by the motherboard. This is also called as system board, logic board, more or less circuit board.

TYPES OF MOTHERBOARD

Motherboards are classified into four types that is based on the structure and form factor.

BASED IN THE STRUCTURE

non-integrated

Integrated

BASED ON THE FORM FACTOR

AT

ATX

 

  • NON-INTEGRATED

            Every older motherboard was non-integrated motherboard. All the components are connected separately by using expansion slots such as PCI slots. If any problem in those components we can easily upgrade that component.

  • INTEGRATED

All the new motherboards are integrated. In this mother board all the components are interfaced in the mother board, such as input output connectors. If any problem in those interfaced components then it’s very difficult to upgrade.

AT(advanced technology)

ATX (advanced technology extended)

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