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motherboard chipsets

the chipset is the motherboard, incorporating all the controllers on the motherboard; many technicians refer to it in this way. But in the more specific sense, the chipset is one or two specific chips. How many chips will depend on the design and the manufacturer of the board. This chipset is composed of a single …

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Installing Motherboards

the followings are Installing Motherboards steps : Select a motherboard: Employ ESD prevention methods: Ready the case: Install the motherboard: Connect cables: Install or reinstall components Test the installation

motherboard form factors

A motherboard form factor specifies the physical dimensions of some of the components of a computer system. It pertains mainly to the motherboard but also specifies compatibility with the computer case and power supply.The form factor defines the size and layout of components on the motherboard. It also specifies the power outputs from the power …

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Motherboard Components

the followings are the main Motherboard components Chipsets and Buses Drive Technologies Expansion Buses I/O Ports and Front Panel Connectors

The POST

The power-on self-test (POST) is the first step in bootstrapping. The POST is essentially a piece of code that the BIOS runs to find out which type of processor is on the motherboard and verifies the amount of RAM. It also identifies buses on the motherboard (and other devices) as well as which devices are …

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what is the bios ?

the Basic Input Output System (BIOS) has been the firmware loaded on most desktop and laptop computers. However, since 2005 the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) has gained in popularity to the point where in 2014 it became the predominant type of firmware shipped with motherboards. UEFI is often pronounced similar to “unify” or the …

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RAM Technology

When you decide on the type of RAM to use, you must decide on more technical details; for example, the configuration of channels, which will bedictated for the most part by the motherboard. Your particular environment might need RAM that doesn’t lag, so memory latency should be another consideration. There are several other lesser considerations, …

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Types of RAM

Let’s start by discussing the two main categories of RAM. Afterward, we’ll move on to the types of RAM sticks that a technician might install ina computer. SRAM Versus DRAM SRAM is RAM that does not need to be periodically refreshed. Memory refreshing is common to other types of RAM and is basically the act …

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RAM Basics

Memory is the workspace for the CPU. Random-access memory (RAM) is the main memory that the CPU uses to store or retrieve data, which can be done in any order, regardless of whatever the CPU last accessed. The beauty of RAM is that the CPU can access any piece of memory it needsfrom anywhere in …

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