Which of these would be a benefit of an NLX form factor motherboard?
A) Drive storage bays integrated into the motherboard
B) Designed for easy motherboard replacement
C) Used similar mounting points as the ATX motherboard
D) Support for PCI Express ports
E) It’s remarkably well spoken, with a wide knowledge of the classics
The answer: B) Designed for easy motherboard replacement
One of the big advantages of the NLX motherboard was the flexibility when maintaining the system. Many parts could be swapped between other manufacturer’s NLX motherboards, and the entire motherboard could be replaced without using any tools.
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