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Which of these functions would you expect to find embedded in a modern PC processor? Pick two.

A) Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)


C) Memory controller

D) SATA controller

E) One of those nifty single-serve coffee makers

The answers: A) Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) and C) Memory controller

Modern CPUs have collapsed the traditional computer chipset by embedding the memory controller and the graphics processor directly into the primary CPU.

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.