The motherboard of a computer is typically located in the bottom of the computer housing. The motherboard is a piece of plastic or fiberglass that holds various circuits, switches and electronic components. Among other f... More »

The motherboard, hard disk drive, keyboard and power supply unit are the major parts of a computer. Computers are available in two main sizes, portable and desktop. Examples of portable computers include notebooks, lapto... More »

The motherboard is plastic board that contains all of the circuitry and connectors required for the different parts of a computer. The circuits on top of the motherboard are very thin pieces of copper or aluminum foil th... More »

A computer motherboard may also be called the mainboard or main circuit board. The word is sometimes shortened colloquially to "mobo" or just "mb." More »

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 »

Symptoms of a bad motherboard and processor include a computer that does not boot at all or a computer that starts to boot and then stops. A computer that freezes is another sign that a motherboard and processor are bad. More »

A motherboard provides the connection between all other computer parts. Processors are attached directly to the motherboard, and the RAM, peripherals and storage devices are attached as well. Motherboards themselves, how... More »