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The motherboard serves as the central circuit hub that connects all the peripherals and components of a computer. It also regulates the power received by the hard drive, graphics card, CPU and system memory from the powe... More »

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As the name indicates, a motherboard is an essential part of computer equipment that allows different components of the computer, including the hard drive, memory cards and processors, to connect and communicate with eac... More »

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The motherboard of a computer running Windows can be identified using the Start menu. This process only gives the model number, which you then need to match up to a list of specifications related to your system. More »

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External components of a computer include the monitor, keyboard, mouse and a wide range of optional peripherals, such as printers and scanners. Any component that does not require opening the computer's case to physicall... More »

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