What specialized expansion slots were designed to accommodate a modem? Pick two.
E) Just plug a telephone handset into the motherboard
The answer: B) AMR and C) CNR
The Audio/Modem Riser and the Communications and Networking Riser were created as specialized bus connections for modems and other peripherals. By placing these components on a specialized bus, the other slots could be available. Most motherboard manufacturers integrated these features directly onto the motherboard, making a specialized bus unnecessary.
Want to know more? Watch “Bus Architectures and Expansion Slots.”|
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.