Are ATX Motherboards Good for Gaming?

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ATX motherboards are perhaps the most common form factor of motherboards and also the one that gamers prefer the most. But are ATX motherboards good for gaming in the first place? There are three main factors to consider here: expandability, value for money and performance. ATX motherboards are great for gamers who prefer expandability and …

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How Fast is PCIe x16?

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PCIe x16 slot is generally considered to be the fastest slot on a given motherboard. However, the actual speed of the x16 slot depends upon the version of the PCIe standard it conforms to. The reason for this is simple. With every new iteration of the PCIe standard, the per lane speed doubles. Meaning a …

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Why Do Motherboards Have HDMI Ports?

Why Do Motherboards Have HDMI Ports

If PCs have a dedicated graphics card with video connectivity ports then why do motherboards have HDMI ports as well? Why have the redundancy? The answer to this question is fairly simple. Motherboards have HDMI ports for connecting your monitor to IN CASE if your PC does not have a dedicated graphics card. Many budget …

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Why Do Motherboards Have Batteries?

why do motherboards have batteries

If you take a closer look at your motherboard, you will find that it has a peculiar little coin cell battery similar to what you find on a watch. This begs the question why do motherboards have batteries? Well in the most simple of terms, the battery you find on a motherboard is called the …

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