Motherboard

The heart of the computer

What is the motherboard?

The motherboard of a computer is the main component. Almost every other part connects to this in some way. This allows them to communicate and interact, causing the computer to run in the way it does. The motherboard itself consists of a many different materials. The connections that link it to the other parts are usually made of either brass, silver or gold, while the main board contains a large numbers of pieces, including fibreglass and epoxy resin.
Motherboard Form Factors and Components