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Motherboard by Mind Map: Motherboard

1. PSU

1.1. AC (Alternating Current)

1.2. DC (Direct current)

1.3. Volts 3.5, 5, 12

1.4. Connectors - 20/24 pin, Molex, SATA

2. CPU

2.1. LGA - Land Grid Array

2.2. PGA - Pin Grid Array

2.3. L1 - Internal cache integrated into the CPU

2.4. L2 - external cache and was originally mounted on the motherboard near the CPU. It is now integrated into the CPU

2.5. L3 - used on some high-end workstations and server cpus

3. RAM

3.1. DDR4 DDR3 DDR2 DDR Dynamic Ram Static Ram SDRAM SIMM DIMM DIP SODIMM

4. GPU

4.1. GDDR

5. Chipset

5.1. Controls how system hardware interacts with the CPU and Motherboard

6. PCI - Peripheral Computer Interconnect 32-bit or 64-bit expansion slot

7. ROM - Read only Memory

7.1. PROM

7.2. EPROM

7.3. EEPROM

8. Northbridge - Controls high speed access to the RAM and GPU

9. Southbridge - allows cpu to control slower speed devices

10. Form Factor - ATX Micro ATX Mini ATX ITX

11. PCB - Printed Circuit Board

12. BIOS - Basic Input/Output System

12.1. POST - Power On self-test

12.2. UEFI - specifies a different software interface for boot and runtime services

13. HDD - Hard Disk Drive SDD - Solid State Drive Optical Drive Tape Drive SSHD