What's inside a computer?

What's on a mother board?

Motherboard Component

Motherboard component- CPU Fan

This device draws away heat from the CPU chip and other hot running chips.

Motherboard Component- RAM

The RAM accesses memory to the computer, it is a computer data storage. It stands for Random-access memory.

Motherboard component- Northbridge

Northbridge is a Intel Chipset that communicates with the computer processer and controls interactions with memory.

Motherboard component- CPU

The CPU stands for central processing unit. It is a electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out instructions of a computer programmer.

Motherboard component- Southbridge

The southbrigde is one of the two chips in the core logic chipset on a personal motherboard.

Motherboard component- VGA port

VGA PORT stands for Video Graphics Array. It is usually found on many video cards.

Motherboard component- DVI PORT

A DVI PORT stands for digital visual interface. It is used to connect a video source.

Motherboard component- USB

USB stands for Universal serial bus. It is used for storage, data back-up and transfer of computer files.

Motheboard component - NIC

NIC stands for Network interface controls. It is used for connecting computers to networks.

Motherboard component- Audio Jacks

It is used for family connectors. It has a cylinder shape.

Motherboard component- AGP Slot

AGP stands for Accelerated Graphics Port. It is used for connecting a display adapter.

Motherboard component- PCI Slot

PCI Slot stands for conventional PCI. PCI is the in-connector of the computer and is part of the PCI local bus standard.

Motherboard component- PCI-E Slot

PCI stands for Peripheral Component Interconnect Express. It i high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard designed to replace the older PCI, PCI-X.

Motherboard component- CMOS battery

CMOS stands for Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor. CMOS is an on-board, powered semiconductor chip inside computers that stores information.

Motherboard components- SATA PORT

SATA drives are internal and cabled directly to the motherboard. Ports on the back of the computer accept external SATA drives.

Motherboard Component- IDE connector

Integrated Drive Electronics is a standard interface for connecting a motherboard to storage devices such as hard driv and CD-ROM/DVD drives.