Hi, everyone. And welcome to the county A A plus 2 to 0 dash ones eels or one module to this is less than 2.7. We're gonna talk about the motherboard connector types, common connector types on the motherboard. I'm your structure Bill Price.
So let's look at our lesson objectives. In today's lesson, we're gonna talk about connectors on the motherboard, these air common connectors that you use in everyday life USB, Seita connections. And also, we're gonna talk about some connections that we have talked about previously. So our lesson objectives are we're gonna walk through connector types on the motherboard.
We're gonna talk about PC I slash p c i e. Again. That's one of the connectors we've talked about.
We're gonna look at the rise of cart CPU sockets because those are connectors. We're gonna talk about a little bit more about those. If p g a N l g A. We're gonna talk about Seita. We're going to talk about I d and pedo
and we're gonna talk about us be We're gonna finish up talking about the front panel connectors on your computer and your CPO. So let's go ahead and get started.
So let's start talking about the P C I p c i e. So we talked about the PC I expansion slots in a previous lesson. And as you know, the P C. I is an early expansion slot that has been replaced in most cases by the P C i E or the P C i e. Express.
These connectors are offer a variety of peripherals that can be connected to your motherboard from the video cards, audio and many other devices.
The P C I. E is the fast to replacement of P. C I and offers more overall throughput than earlier PC I connectors Almost all of your ad on cards connect via P C i E n Right now.
So here we have the older PC I cards on you every remember those were the parallel connected on the bus. Now we have the new and improved faster P C I E. Cards and again, these come in different slots and different sizes. Rather right here in this picture, we haven't
and over here we have this. The regular PC ice lasted by one's PCT, rather and these are regular P C I p c i slots.
So let's talk about the riser card. As you remember, the riser card is a type of connector. Also, the rise of card is installed in an expansion port, but it allows other cars to be plugged into it parallel to your board. This helps you win. You are in a compartment that is tight fitting.
A server rack, a rack mounted server that has very little
vertical space but more horizontal space. So this is where a riser card would help you out of this situation and you could see that you will install a device right into this lot making it parallel to the board.
So let's move over and talk about the CPU sockets. The CPU sockets are a type of connector, and actually, they're the main connector on your board. The most important connector on your board, we're gonna first under about the Ziff connector. And if you remember, the Ziff is the zero insertion force auras. If sock is a type
of soccer that households that matched the pins from the CPU being connected to it
and you could see the pants right here on the board
Ziff socket has a lever, and this lever will be lifted up and insert. You would assert the CPU, then lower the arm back down to secure the stock it in place, thus stopping it from sliding around and making a great maintained connection right there on the board.
Others CPU sockets are would be the L G A. In the PGA. And again, if you remember from a previous lesson, the L. G A is the land grid. Away is the type of surface mounted packaging that consists of a socket with pans or lands that you place your perp
processor on most Intel cp use. Use the L G a socket type, and here you can see in this picture
the lands that thesis e p a CPU would connect to
and over here we have the P g. A of the pen grid array consists of peons on the processor. Would you would insert into the C p p g a socket with the probably placed holes. Now you have commonly find these more on A M D processes,
and you can see it again. The holes right there on that socket that the pins from the process or the CPU would plug right into right there on that board. And again, these CPU sockets are sockets that's under motherboard again, one of your most important sockets on the motherboard.
So let's talk about the state. A connector. The state A connector is a connector for connecting storage devices. Motherboards were vary in the number of state of connectors and sometimes will not have just stated, but also have legendary legacy connectors as the I D or paid A, which will look in a moment,
you can connect both on this particular motherboard. Right here. You'll see
the Seder cards a state up, connectors rather, and the Saito will vary in and depending on the type of your motherboard, the manufacturer. And over here we have a picture of an I D or a paid a connector. But well, look at that at the next slide. So these are your say to connectors. And again, these are
for connecting storage devices onto your net until your motherboard.
And here we have another picture of your idea or your painter connector, and he's our legacy. The Legacy I D. And this particular motherboard has both Seita and paid a or I D connectors on it.
Next, we'll find USB connectors on the motherboard on systems that have USB connectors, not just in the common area in the back of the system, but also either on the top or the front of the case. Those USB connectors have to connect back to the motherboard. Generally, the USB connectors
in the back of the case are connected directly to the motherboard, whereas the USB
interfaces on other parts of the system are connected via cable to the motherboard and on the front of the case. Again, you'll see you'll have a USB connector and that connects via wire back to these ports right here on the motherboard and again, depending on the manufacturer. The motherboard.
Your USB ports would have either two point. Oh, the 3.0,
they're very in speeds.
Front panel connectors again. Front panel connectors would be those connections that's on the front of the machine. We just talked about the USB. Also, power could be a reset. It could be other interfaces
found on many systems is comet interfaces on the front and sometimes top of the system that give multiple ways to plug in external peripherals. These interfaces include us. Be audio sometimes Saito
and others, These also include power button reset switch hard drive activity lights. These are all connected to the motherboard through a series of cables that plug directly into the board. And as you can see right here, some of these cables are also labeled again. Depending on the top of the motherboard that you have
here. We have the hard drive led or the reset switch on the power switch. And they have their corresponding connectors right here on the motherboard. Wave it where they would plug into
and again. These are all type of connectors that you would find on the motherboard.
So let's gonna walk through where we've been today. In this lesson, we talked about connectors in different type of connectors on the motherboard. We talked a bit about the P C i p c i e. We talked about the riser car. We had a revisit of that and also a revision of the CPU sockets, Ziff socket,
the P G A and the L. G. A.
We talked about this state and identified How do you would find that on the motherboard as one is the I. D or paid up. We've finished off talking about the USB connectors and the USB connectors that don't connect directly in the back to the motherboard, but, like on the front or the top of the systems
again, those air connected via cable to either motherboard. And finally we talked about connectors and interfaces on the front panel.
The USB pours the power switch. Hard drive activity lights, all those air connected back through cables V of the motherboard.
Okay, so that is offer this lesson. We will see you in the next lesson.