Which expansion bus types are usually seen on laptops?

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The size limitations of laptops require that they have specialized expansion options that can extend the capabilities of the computer. Which one of these expansion bus types aren’t usually associated with laptop or portable computers?

A) PCMCIA

B) PCI Express

C) ExpressCard

D) CardBus


The answer: B) PCI Express

The PCI Express expansion bus is a standard for full-size personal computers, not laptop systems.

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Although laptop and portable devices often provide similar functionality to desktop PCs, there are some important differences to consider for the CompTIA A+ exam requirements. In this video we’ll discuss some of these differences such as form factors, expansion slots, input devices, and power.

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