What bus connection is most commonly used for networking or modems?
E) Maybe we should take the train
The answer: A) CNR
The Communications and Networking Riser was designed as a low-speed interface for network connections or modems. By using the CNR, you can avoid using a full PCI slot for these common low-speed devices. It’s unusual to find a CNR slot on most modern motherboards because these features have become integrated onto the motherboard itself.
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.