Try to remember that

Which of these would also be described as the memory controller hub?

A) Southbridge

B) Front-side bus


D) Northbridge

E) CPU cache

F) If I had a good memory, I wouldn’t need a controller for it

The answer: D) Northbridge

The northbridge connects the CPU to memory, and it’s often described as the memory controller hub.

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