Motherboard Components

  • Expansion slots (PCI Express, PCI, and AGP)
  • 3-pin case fan connectors
  • Back pane connectors
  • Heat sink
  • 4-Pin (P4) power connector
  • Inductor
  • Capacitor
  • CPU Socket
  • Northbridge
  • Screw hole
  • Memory slot
  • Super I/O
  • Floppy connection
  • ATA (IDE) disk drive primary connection
  • 24-pin ATX power Supply connector
  • Serial ATA connections
  • Coin cell battery (CMOS backup battery)
  • RAID
  • System panel connectors
  • FWH
  • Southbridge
  • Serial port connector
  • USB headers
  • Jumpers
  • Integrated circuit
  • 1394 headers
  • SPDIF
  • CD-IN

 

Older motherboard components

The following list contains some more components.

  • BIOS
  • Bus
  • Cache memory
  • Chipset
  • Diode
  • Dip switches
  • Electrolytic
  • Fuse
  • Game port and MIDI header
  • Internal speaker
  • Keyboard controller
  • LCC
  • Network header
  • Obsolete expansion slots (AMR, CNR, EISA, ISA, VESA)
  • Obsolete memory slots (SIMM)
  • Onboard LED
  • Parallel port header
  • PS/2 header
  • Resistor
  • RTC
  • Serial port header
  • Screw hole aka mounting hole
  • SCSI
  • Solenoid
  • Voltage regulator
  • Voltage regulator module (VRM)

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