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MOSFET
Author: Gabriel Torres Last Updated: December 27, 2005
Category: Motherboard

Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor

MOSFET is a kind of transistor. In the PC, this kind of transistor is used on the voltage regulator circuit located on the motherboard, which is in charge of lowering the voltage supplied by the power supply into the voltages required by the CPU and other circuits located on the motherboard, such as RAM memory, chipset, etc.

MOSFET
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Figure 1: Location of MOSFET transistors on a motherboard.

MOSFET
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Figure 2: MOSFET transistors.

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