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  Motherboard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A motherboard, also known as a mainboard, or system board, and sometimes abbreviated as mobo (generally credited to the magazine Maximum PC), is the central or primary circuit board making up a complex electronic system, such as a computer.
Motherboards are available in a variety of form factors, which usually correspond to a variety of case sizes.
It created a large number of clone motherboards due to its open standard and therefore became the de facto standard.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Motherboard   (791 words)

 Motherboard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The motherboard is like a big city with many streets and highways that connect all of the buildings together.
It is the most important bus on the motherboard, because it connects the processor to the main memory and the Northbridge chipset.
Motherboards are judged primarily by their chipsets and their front side bus speed.
www.kids-online.net /learn/clickjr/details/mb.html   (261 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Motherboards Work"
A motherboard by itself is useless, but a computer has to have one to operate.
The motherboard's main job is to hold the computer's microprocessor chip and let everything else connect to it.
The chipset is the "glue" that connects the microprocessor to the rest of the motherboard and therefore to the rest of the computer.
computer.howstuffworks.com /motherboard.htm   (1084 words)

Motherboard is the main circuit board of a microcomputer.
In this section, you learned that the motherboard holds all the components of the computer that serves as their main attachment point.
On a socket 7 ATX motherboard the socket has been placed a further distance from the expansion slots allowing for long boards to be placed in easier.
www.escotal.com /motherboard.html   (435 words)

 Geek.com Guide to Building a PC - Motherbard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For some history, old AT motherboards had a "built-in" 5-din plug keyboard connector as part of the motherboard and have risers that must be assembled for serial and parallel ports.
To fit your motherboard into a case, you typically line up a bunch of anchor holes on the motherboard to a bunch of holes in the case.
The motherboard may be the most important part you are buying, so make sure you get a "retail" version with a full manual (printed or on CD), or at least a board from a major name supplier whose manual you can download from their website.
www.geek.com /htbc/build/motherbu.htm   (2028 words)

is the brain of the computer, the motherboard and its components are the major systems this brain uses to control the rest of the computer.
The motherboard is also referred to as the mainboard, system board, maincard or mothercard.
The motherboard's general size, layout, and component placement is know as the form factor.
www.cs.usask.ca /resources/tutorials/csconcepts/2000_7/Tutorial/Mother_Boards/motherboard.html   (471 words)

 nuart 06   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The "motherboard" is a central element of the personal computer, the main circuitboard to which one connects memory, peripherals and other devices, which extend the capabilities of the computer.
Motherboard (the art group) may be described as a collective of artists and 'techsperts' gathered around the core members Per Platou and Amanda Steggell, for various projects.
The majority of their work has taken the form of installations and performative live art happenings, mediated and modulated by the intermediary influence of the net, and often integrate audience participation and interaction.
c6.org /nuart/artists/motherboard.html   (115 words)

These stand-off the motherboard from the case chassis which isolates the electrical paths on the bottom of the motherboard from the case chassis.
On one end of this cable is the connector that is inserted onto the motherboard and on the other end of the ribbon cable is the connector that is mounted to the case and provides the standard female 25 pin DIN connector that you attach your printer cable to.
The motherboard connector on the end of this cable has to be inserted into the motherboard socket such that the red stripe on the ribbon cable matches up with pin 1 of the motherboard socket connector.
www.cluefree.com /technical/pchardware/pccomponents/mother.htm   (2788 words)

 Information about computer Motherboards
The motherboard is the main component found in PC and Macintosh computers.
Baby-AT (8.57" wide x 13.04" deep) Almost the same as the original IBM XT motherboard with modifications in the screw hole position to fit into AT style case, with connections built onto the motherboard to fit the holes in the case.
NLX (Supports motherboards with overall dimensions of 9.0" x 13.6" [maximum] to 8.0" x 10.0" [minimum]) Implemented in 1998 by Intel and is similar to the LPX form factor; however, includes several new improvements.
www.computerhope.com /help/mb.htm   (528 words)

 What is motherboard? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Typically, the motherboard contains the CPU, BIOS, memory, mass storage interfaces, serial and parallel ports, expansion slots, and all the controllers required to control standard peripheral devices, such as the display screen, keyboard, and disk drive.
Collectively, all these chips that reside on the motherboard are known as the motherboard's chipset.
Focuses on problems related to the motherboard and system devices, including the components of the motherboard, along with system devices such as the cache and I/O buses, the BIOS and CMOS memory, system resources, and features such as Plug and Play.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/m/motherboard.html   (640 words)

 motherboard - a definition from Whatis.com
On the typical motherboard, the circuitry is imprinted or affixed to the surface of a firm planar surface and usually manufactured in a single step.
The most common motherboard design in desktop computers today is the AT, based on the IBM AT motherboard.
The electronic interface between the motherboard and the smaller boards or cards in the expansion slots is called the bus.
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 [H] Enthusiast -
The GA-965P-DQ6 is among the first of many motherboards touting full support for Intel’s new Core 2 Duo line of processors.
While this a budget motherboard is strapped for features, could it carry us to performance paradise? And yes, Biostar is making boards worthy of reviewing now days.
Motherboards based on the new nForce 500 series chipsets are starting to make their way to retailer shelves.
www.hardocp.com /reviews.html?cat=MixNb3RoZXJib2FyZCxoZW50aHVzaWFzdA==   (504 words)

 Category:Motherboard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A motherboard, also known as main board, logic board or system board, and sometimes abbreviated as mobo, is the central or primary circuit board making up a complex electronic system, such as a computer.
The main article for this category is Motherboard.
There are 6 subcategories to this category shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Motherboard   (100 words)

 FS Motherboard Guide
The basic motherboard, once considered merely a detail in the computer upgrade scheme, is now one of the most scrutinized categories for the do-it-yourselfer.
When choosing a motherboard you have to consider the manufacturer, price, included features, stability, and its ability to overclock.
Besides the system case, the motherboard is the most cumbersome component to replace - you have to unplug all of your drives, the power supply, the cabling, remove the peripherals, the RAM, and the CPU, and unscrew it from the case.
www.firingsquad.com /guides/motherboard   (385 words)

 motherboard directory
Amanda Steggell from Motherboard - www.liveart.org (NO) presented/performed this interpretation of the various N.N. mails and the interpretations of N.N. by others beautifully to the audience present at Art Norway's seminar on mailinglists, June 11th.
Motherboard's piece Mirage met me, no, engulfed me as I came up the stairs and entered the exhibition.
It is in fact a shame that these truly netsmart young artists from Norway were not represented to a greater extent at the conference [beyond their performance and installation] as their work shows that they are not only competentpractitioners, but also have a strong conceptual and culturally-critical base which they apply to their work.
www.notam02.no /motherboard/01_03.html   (5619 words)

 Find it here at motherboard.com
Huge selection of discounted motherboards at super low prices at TigerDirect.com.
Find Bargains on Motherboards and other Computers and Electronics.
Motherboards - Brilliant Shopper is an exciting new comparison shopping engine.
www.motherboard.com   (101 words)

 Mobos & RAM | Tom's Hardware
A daunting task for beginners, choosing a motherboard is "only" as difficult as deciding what matters the most.
The latest motherboard generation is powerful and well equipped, and this means more choices for the consumer.
The i975Xa-YDG is the first ATX motherboard to support Intel's mobile Core Duo processor, pairing high performance and energy efficiency.
www.tomshardware.com /motherboard/index.html   (1165 words)

NVIDIA nForce® media and communications processors (MCPs) are a key motherboard component providing essential technologies for your PC.
Whether building PCs for the gamer, the professional, or the family; NVIDIA-based motherboard solutions are the ideal choice.
NVIDIA nForce®-based motherboards are perfect for Microsoft® Windows Vista™ when coupled with an NVIDIA® GeForce® GPU and 512MB of system memory.
www.nvidia.com /page/mobo.html   (171 words)

 Windows 2000 Procedure - Change Motherboard and save operating system
When swapping motherboards with different HALs or chipsets in a W2K system you must reinstall W2K to force windows to redetect the chipset.
This rolls the hardware database back to a factory state, and as long as the new motherboard and old motherboard use the same HAL (ACPI or Standard PC, single CPU) the system will correctly redetect all hardware devices in the PC.
Sysprep is used to pre-populate the intended upgrade system with the necessary mass storage controller prior to installing the new motherboard.
www.motherboard.windowsreinstall.com /win2k.htm   (3465 words)

 Motherboards, MSI Motherboards, Motherboard Reviews, Gigabyte Motherboards at TigerDirect.com
After all, the industry boasts an incredible variety of motherboard makers and models, and each motherboard is compatible with either a specific Intel or AMD processor.
Since the motherboard is the nerve center of your PC, the choice you make has a big impact on the kind of system you’ll create.
We also offer the best buys on motherboard bundles, which include a motherboard and components that perfectly match it.
www.tigerdirect.com /applications/Category/category_tlc.asp?CatId=13   (862 words)

 BBspot - Fengtek Releases Motherboard Designed Using Feng Shui Principles
Fengtek is the first company to move these principles to motherboard design.
Vincent Xiang, lead designer at Fengtek, explained how positioning the components away from traditional locations brought peace to the motherboard, "We put the CPU in the center, because that is the chi, or life force for the entire board.
Reviewers at several websites were unable to get the motherboard to power up in any configuration.
www.bbspot.com /News/2004/07/feng_shui_motherboard.html   (455 words)

 eBay.co.uk - Motherboard, amd, cpu, Desktop PC Components items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cyrix M II 300 Motherboard with processor and heatsink
Dell Pentium III (3) Motherboard and 600Mhz Processor
Motherboard, AMD 2500+ CPU and 512mb DDR 400
search.ebay.co.uk /Motherboard   (323 words)

 Supermicro, Inc. - Products | Motherboards
These competitive advantages have helped Supermicro further its leadership in designing state-of-the-art motherboards for a wide range of applications.
Always a step ahead of the competition, Supermicro is consistently the first to deliver new high-performance technology support.
Other products and companies referred to herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies or mark holders.
www.supermicro.com /products/motherboard   (167 words)

 The Latest News, Reviews, Guides and Rankings for Motherboards and PC Hardware. Motherboards.org
For those wanting to upgrade their nForce3 motherboards or wanting to move to SLI without changing their CPU and memory, the nForce4 SLI x16 platform is a good alternative to the AM2, as moving to the new platform requires a new CPU, and new memory.
The fact that I was able to install and run an X6800 Core 2 Extreme CPU on the board is a definite plus, as the new Intel CPUs are the fastest on the market today.
Since then both Intel and AMD have been creating several different sockets and slots to be used by their processors.
www.motherboards.org   (1576 words)

 The Motherboard Group the Irish computer professionals
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www.motherboard.ie   (178 words)

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