How to spot whether
it's a zipconian spaceship
or a terrestrial motherboard!?
Simple one step method
Critical Differential Diagnosis:
Does the questioned board havy at least one hole to insert a graphic device necessary to start the communications process?
If this question reminds you of the typical explanation for apprentices given by bold eXPerienced electricians: connector/jack/plug = male, receptacle/outlet/socket=female then we are close to common grounds understanding, sts.
Now in Cobol (COmmon Business Oriented Language):
IF there is one slot for plug-in
THEN it is a
MB Mo... Bel..
ELSE it is a FB Fatherboard
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the helping guy