Recent Examples of motherboard from the Web
However, leaked retail packaging and confirmation from motherboard vendor ASRock indicate that Coffee Lake chips require a new 300-series motherboard.
This is a tiny 5x6mm chip that attaches right onto the motherboard.
The build is rounded out by an ASUS Rampage V Edition 10 6900K motherboard, with a massive Nostua NH-D15 heatsink and 32GB of Corsair DDR4 RAM.
Intel has done this with previous generations of CPUs by unofficially allowing motherboard vendors to support them.
Note however that USB-C ports are wholly missing, a limitation, says Volta, of the Mini ITX motherboard.
In the middle, a tangle of Ethernet cables, aquarium gravel, and imitation pearls create a graphic, black-and-white bizarro world reminiscent of the surface of a motherboard.
As a fail-safe, the motherboard is enclosed in a mesh sleeve that can’t be unscrewed, cracked, or even bored through, thanks to a circuit lining the interior that shatters at the touch of a drill bit.
A computer’s motherboard is essentially its brains that contain key technologies like a central processing unit (CPU) and memory chips that are necessary for the computer to function.
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Definition of motherboard for English Language Learners
: the main circuit board of a computer
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