[PLUG] RE: what is form factor?

Nishit Dave stargazer.dave at gmail.com
Sat Dec 2 20:46:54 PST 2006


On 12/3/06, Sushrut Kulkarni <sushrutkulkarni at vsnl.net> wrote:
> Dear Member,
>
> Form factor refers to the physical size and shape (according to outside
> dimensions) of a computer device.
> It is most often used to describe the size of circuit boards, especially
> the motherboard and expansion cards.
> The ATX form factor is a replacement for the older AT and baby AT form
> factors. Invented by Intel in 1995.
>
< snip >

All I meant was the size that would fit your desk.  That's all.  Nothing else.



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