1. How do ATX and BTX motherboards differ?
    The BTX is a newer design that provides better cooling through the positioning of components on the motherboard, and quieter operation because it does not require as much fan power.
  2. What is the most commonly used motherboard type?
    ATX (or its variants) remainins the most commonly used motherboard type.
  3. Which motherboard form is typically the largest?
    The standard BTX motherboard is larger than the ATX motherboard.
  4. ATX size:
    12" x 9.6"
  5. Mini ATX
    11.2" x 8.2"
  6. Flex ATX:
    9" x 7.5"
  7. Standard BTX:
    12.8" x 10.5"
  8. Micro BTX:
    Up to 10.4" x 10.5"
  9. Pico BTX:
    8.0" x 10.5"
  10. Dimm bitrate:
    64 bits
  11. RIMM bitrate:
    64 bits
  12. (System Bus) The External Data Bus connects
    the CPU to the Chipset (64 bit)
  13. (System Bus) The Memory Bus connects
    the RAM to the CPU (64 bit)
  14. (System Bus) The Expansion Bus connects
    • the I/O to the Chipset (either 32 bit or 64 bit).
    • Includes ports, expansion cards, etc. (either 32 bit or 64 bit)
Card Set
CompTIA A+