This chapter covers the following subjects:
• Motherboards and Their Components—Form factors, integrated I/O ports, memory slots, expansion slots, chipset components, jumpers and jumper blocks, fan connectors, audio connectors, and front panel connectors are the component categories you discover in this section.
• Installing Motherboards—The A+ Certification exam doesn’t require it, but we think you’ll want to know, sooner or later, how to remove and install a motherboard.
• Troubleshooting Motherboards—Motherboards and their onboard components can fail. In this section, you learn what can go wrong and how to fix it.
• Processors and CPUs—Intel makes processors. AMD makes processors. What sockets do they ...