Thanks for the memory

Which part of a traditional motherboard is also known as the memory controller hub?


B) Northbridge

C) PCI bus

D) Southbridge

E) The part that runs Diablo 3

The answer: B) Northbridge

One of the primary tasks of the Northbridge is the management of communication between the CPU and the memory.

Want to know more? Watch “Chipsets.”

If you look closely at a motherboard, you’ll see interfaces, connections, and many different chipsets. In this module, you’ll learn about these various chipsets and their interrelations.