1.3. Identifying Motherboards

This objective is a complex one, for it requires you to not only know the various types of motherboards, but also be able to recognize their features. Therefore, this objective requires a great deal of memorization for you to pass the exam.

1.3.1. Critical Information

This second objective is focused on motherboards, and requires you to know that the motherboard is the backbone of a computer. The components of the motherboard provide basic services needed for the machine to operate and provide a platform for devices such as the processor, memory, disk drives, and expansion devices. For this objective, you should study the types of motherboards, their ports and memory, the types of CPU sockets, and the types of ...

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