Computer Power | The Basics

Understanding how power (electricity) affects computers is a must for every tech. Power might sound easy to understand: a cable that you plug into your computer. But there is far more to it than meets the eye.

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The Motherboard – Part 3

As discussed in a previous post, expansion cards can upgrade a computer with new functions that are not available in the basic setup. Over the years the numbers of these standalone expansion cards have been dwindling, because the computer of today has many of these functions built-in its CPU or motherboard.

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The Motherboard – Part 2

In my previous post, we learned the basics about the motherboard. But in addition to the basics, there are also more advanced features that are fun to learn. In this post, I will discuss the different types of additional components that a motherboard can have on top of the standard components. 

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The Motherboard – Part 1

The motherboard is a key part of a computer. Literally, every piece of hardware needs to be plugged into the motherboard. That is the only way to get a communication channel between hardware and computer.

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