Form factor

Updated: 09/12/2023 by Computer Hope

With computer hardware, a form factor specifies its layout and physical dimensions. Form factors help prevent incompatibilities between multiple hardware manufacturers.

Motherboard form factors

As computers advanced, so have motherboards. Below is a listing of the various motherboard form factors and links to additional information. Today, the most common motherboard form factor for desktop computers is the ATX form factor.

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