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Which of these components would you commonly find associated with the Southbridge?


B) USB ports

C) PCI Express video adapter

D) Main CPU

E) How does an entire bridge fit into that computer case?

The answer: B) USB ports

The Southbridge handles the relatively slower devices, such as keyboards, mice, USB ports, and network interfaces.

Want to know more? Watch “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.