Motherboard terms

Updated: 05/05/2017 by Computer Hope
All processor (CPU) definitions found on our processor overview.
Number

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A

ABIOS
AC'97
Address bus
AGP
AMR
AT
AT Bus
AT Keyboard
ATX
ATX style connector
Auxiliary connector

B

Baby AT
Back side bus
BAT
BTX
Bus
BIOS

C

Chipset
CMOS
CNR
Communication and Network Riser
Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
Controller

D

Data bus
Daughter board
DB Connector
DB-9
DB-15
DB-19
DB-25
DB-37
DB-50
DTS
Dual BIOS
DVMT
Dynamic Video Memory Technology

E

EFI
EIDE
EISA
ESDI
Expansion slot

F

FireWire
FlexATX
Front Side Bus
FSB
Full AT
Full-ATX
FWH

G
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H

Hard disk controller
HyperTransport

I

IDE
IHA
Industry Standard Architecture
ISA
ITX
Input/output bus
Input/output controller
Intel 82371
Internal speaker
I/O plate

J
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K
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L

L3 cache
Local bus
LPX

M

Main board
mb
MCA
Memory bus
microATX
Mini ATX
Mini PCI
Mini-ITX
Mobile-ITX
Motherboard

N

Nano-ITX
NLX
Northbridge
NuBus

O

On-board

P

P1
P4
P8 connector
P9 connector
PCI
PCI Express
PCI-X
PCIe
Pico-ITX
Piggyback board
PIIX
PIIX3
PIIX4
PIIX5
POST
Power On Self Test
PS/2

Q

Quartz crystal

R

Riser card
RTC

S

Sandy Bridge
Serial Port
SIO
Slot
SMB
SMBus
Socket
Solenoid
Southbridge
Super I/O
System bus
System panel cables
System panel connectors

T
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U

USB
USB header

V

VESA Local Bus
VL Bus
VME Bus
VRM

W
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X
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Y
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Z
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