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Which motherboard chipset commonly connects to USB ports?

A) Southbridge

B) Northbridge

C) Front-side Bus

D) PCI Bus

E) Brooklyn Bridge

The answer: A) Southbridge

The Southbridge chipset has traditionally connected slower-speed peripherals such as USB ports, SATA interfaces, and Ethernet connections.

Want to know more? Watch “Motherboard Chipsets.”

The PC motherboard is a mix of hardware, and there are many different chipsets and bus connections that make up our modern computers. In this video, you’ll learn about different motherboard chipsets and how to easily recognize motherboard components.