Board Structure

- Mar 04, 2017-

Called the Board structure is arranged according to the various components on the motherboard layout, size, shape, use power supply specifications, such as the development of common standards, all motherboard manufacturer must be followed.

Board structure into AT, Baby-AT, ATX, Micro ATX, and LPX, and NLX, Flex ATX, EATX, WATX as well as BTX etc structures. Which, AT and Baby-AT is years Qian of old Board structure, has eliminated; and LPX, and NLX, and Flex ATX is is ATX of variants, more found in abroad of brand machine, domestic is rare; EATX and WATX is more for Server/Workstation Board; ATX is market Shang most common of Board structure, extended slot more, PCI slot number in 4-6 a, most Board are used this structure; Micro ATX and said Mini ATX, Is a simplified version of ATX structure, it is often said that the "small plates", less expansion slots, PCI slots below the 3 or 3, and more for the brand and equipped with small form factor chassis; while the BTX is the latest generation Intel develop motherboard architecture, but not prevalent on the abandoned, continue to use the ATX.

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