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    Tables – Areas of Motherboards

    CPU SocketThis is where the processor (CPU) is installed. It connects the CPU to the other components of the computer system.
    RAM SlotsThese slots hold the RAM modules. They provide temporary storage that the CPU can access quickly.
    BIOS/UEFI chipThis is the system’s firmware. It controls the motherboard, and the components attached to it, when the system starts.
    PCI, PCIe SlotsThese are expansion slots, used to add extra components to the system, like a graphics card or sound card.
    SATA portsThese ports connect the storage devices (HDD, SSD) to the motherboard.
    USB HeadersThese are connected to USB ports on your device’s case. They allow USB devices to interact with your system.
    Power connectorsThey provide power to the motherboard and other components.
    NorthbridgeIt connects the CPU to very high-speed devices, especially main memory and graphics controllers.
    SouthbridgeIt connects lower-speed devices to the system.