Expansion Cards by Jordyn fenderson

The expansion card is often referred to as an add-on card, expansion board, internal card, interface adapter, or card. It is a PCB (printed circuit board) that fits into an expansion slot on a desktop computer. An expansion card is used to give a computer more capabilities like enhanced video performance through a graphics card.

Types of expansion cards. There are many types of expansion cards in computers like an Interface card (like Bluetooth, Firewire and USB), an MPEG Decoder and a Network Card.

Modem expansion card
Example of what an expansion card looks like

Bibliography: www.computerhope.com/jargon/e/expacard.htm, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expansion_card


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