A motherboard links the different components within a computer to allow communication between all the hardware components. It holds the system memory, expansion slots, networking systems, audio, input/output systems and ... More »

The main advantages of the ATX motherboard over the Micro ATX motherboard is the availability of a greater number of PCI or expansion slots, sockets and ports in addition to its enhanced heat dissipation. The ATX and the... More »

To identify the type of motherboard your computer uses, you need to download, install and run a system profiler utility, such as CPU-Z. Once the utility detects the system components, you can peruse the Mainboard section... 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 »

The six components of a computer include the central processing unit (CPU), motherboard, hard drive, memory, monitor and peripherals. The CPU is essentially the engine of the computer, while the motherboard is a circuit ... More »

Though the specific features of a motherboard vary according to the intended use, price and underlying technologies, the main components include power connectors, expansion slots, front and rear panel connections, drive ... More »

A system unit is the metal case that houses and protects other computer components, such as the motherboard, hard drive, RAM, graphics card and central processing unit, or CPU, of a computer system. More »