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MOTHERBOARD AND ITS FORMS The largest and most important circuit board in the computer is the motherboard.   This is also called as the main board or the system board.   The motherboard contains a socket to hold the CPU; the cpu is the component which most processing takes place. The motherboard is the most complicated piece of equipment inside the case because all devices must be communicates with the CPU installed on the motherboard.   All devices in a computer are either installed directly on motherboard or indirectly linked it to by expansion cards.   A device i.e. not installed in the motherboard is called a peripheral device. Now we will discuss something about form factors of motherboard. Form factor refers to the size and layout of motherboards.   As we think not all motherboards are alike.   In fact there is a significant difference in the capabilities and size of different motherboard form factors such as Mini –ITX and ATX.   This topic covers motherboard