What is a MotherBoard

A Motherboard or Main board is a major and the most important part of a computer it is Printed Circuit Board  PCB which holds many of the crucial components of the system.Cpu, Ram, Video Card, NIC, Hard Drive, DVD Rom etc. is connected to the motherboard. A motherboard provides the electrical connections by which the other components of the system communicate. Unlike a backplane, it also connects the central processing unit and hosts other subsystems and devices.

Here is close look of a motherboard

MotherBoards are Aviable in different forms and Sizes but every board is different then other and every form has it on case for example you can fit BTX MotherBoard into a ATX case because BTX is large in size.

Form Factor

Form factor is great way of describing a motherboard’s size and shape, impoertan because it involves industry-wide standards and ties with the computer case and power supply unit PSU.The most common motherboard is ATX(Advanced Technology eXtended).

Motherboard Sizes

ATX             = 305mm X 244mm

MiniATX   = 284mm X 208mm

MicroATX =  244mm X 244mm

FlexATX    =  229mm X 191mm

Balanced Technology eXtended

BTX             =  265mm X 325mm

MicroBTX  = 267mm = 263mm

PicoBTX     = 267mm X 203mm

Here is close look of a ATX motherboard

And here is a close look of a BTX moterboard

Thats it i hope you have learn the basic  information about motherboard.