What part of a PC bus architecture often provides interfaces for the hard drive SATA connections?
B) Memory Bus
C) Super I/O
E) The Bridge over the River Kwai
The answer: D) Southbridge
The Southbridge connects many I/O devices, including USB ports, Ethernet connections, and hard drive interfaces.
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An important consideration of the very first IBM personal computer was including standardized expansion slots so the end-user could customize their system. In this video, you’ll learn about bus architectures and expansion slots, including PCI, PCI Express, AGP, and CardBus.