Definition of ATX, LPX, NLX?

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Will Hay, Feb 17, 2004.

  1. Will Hay

    Will Hay Guest

    Motherboard form factors but what do the letters stand for - can't find a
    definition anywhere - assume the AT is Advanced Technology, but the X? again
    LPX, NLX? - nothing on the Intel site who set the specs but don't descibe
    what the letters represent!

    Thanks
     
    Will Hay, Feb 17, 2004
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  2. Will Hay

    ICee Guest

    ICee, Feb 17, 2004
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  3. Will Hay

    Will Hay Guest

    Searched Google for 20 mins without success.

    webopedia dosen't define what the letters represent


    "ICee" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Will Hay wrote:
    > > Motherboard form factors but what do the letters stand for - can't
    > > find a definition anywhere - assume the AT is Advanced Technology,
    > > but the X? again LPX, NLX? - nothing on the Intel site who set the
    > > specs but don't descibe what the letters represent!
    > >
    > > Thanks

    >
    > What about Google?
    > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/N/NLX.html
    > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/L/LPX.html
    > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/A/ATX.html
    > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/Baby_AT.html
    >
    >
     
    Will Hay, Feb 17, 2004
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  4. Will Hay

    °Mike° Guest

    The 'X' stands for 'Extended'.
    http://www.formfactors.org/

    http://www.pcguide.com/ref/case/form.htm


    On Tue, 17 Feb 2004 21:43:51 -0000, in
    <c0u1u9$c3v$>
    Will Hay scrawled:

    >Motherboard form factors but what do the letters stand for - can't find a
    >definition anywhere - assume the AT is Advanced Technology, but the X? again
    >LPX, NLX? - nothing on the Intel site who set the specs but don't descibe
    >what the letters represent!
    >
    >Thanks
    >


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    °Mike°, Feb 17, 2004
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  5. Will Hay

    ICee Guest

    ICee wrote:
    > Will Hay wrote:
    >> Motherboard form factors but what do the letters stand for - can't
    >> find a definition anywhere - assume the AT is Advanced Technology,
    >> but the X? again LPX, NLX? - nothing on the Intel site who set the
    >> specs but don't descibe what the letters represent!
    >>
    >> Thanks

    >
    > What about Google?
    > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/N/NLX.html
    > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/L/LPX.html
    > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/A/ATX.html
    > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/Baby_AT.html


    More specific info on the different form factors is here:
    http://www.formfactors.org/

    ATX: Advanced Technology eXtended
    LPX: Low Profile eXtended
    BTX: Balanced Technology eXtended
    NLX: New Low profile eXtended
    microATX: self explanatory
     
    ICee, Feb 17, 2004
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  6. Will Hay

    Will Hay Guest

    That's great - thanks
     
    Will Hay, Feb 17, 2004
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  7. Will Hay

    ICee Guest

    Will Hay wrote:
    > That's great - thanks


    You're welcome.
     
    ICee, Feb 17, 2004
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  8. "Will Hay" <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    news:c0u1u9$c3v$...
    > Motherboard form factors but what do the letters stand for - can't find a
    > definition anywhere - assume the AT is Advanced Technology, but the X?

    again
    > LPX, NLX? - nothing on the Intel site who set the specs but don't descibe
    > what the letters represent!
    >
    > Thanks
    >
    >
     
    Misa Mirkovic, Feb 21, 2004
    #8
  9. "ICee" <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    news:...
    > Will Hay wrote:
    > > Motherboard form factors but what do the letters stand for - can't
    > > find a definition anywhere - assume the AT is Advanced Technology,
    > > but the X? again LPX, NLX? - nothing on the Intel site who set the
    > > specs but don't descibe what the letters represent!
    > >
    > > Thanks

    >
    > What about Google?
    > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/N/NLX.html
    > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/L/LPX.html
    > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/A/ATX.html
    > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/Baby_AT.html
    >
    >
     
    Misa Mirkovic, Feb 21, 2004
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  10. "Will Hay" <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    news:c0u353$8jn$...
    > Searched Google for 20 mins without success.
    >
    > webopedia dosen't define what the letters represent
    >
    >
    > "ICee" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    > > Will Hay wrote:
    > > > Motherboard form factors but what do the letters stand for - can't
    > > > find a definition anywhere - assume the AT is Advanced Technology,
    > > > but the X? again LPX, NLX? - nothing on the Intel site who set the
    > > > specs but don't descibe what the letters represent!
    > > >
    > > > Thanks

    > >
    > > What about Google?
    > > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/N/NLX.html
    > > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/L/LPX.html
    > > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/A/ATX.html
    > > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/Baby_AT.html
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
    Misa Mirkovic, Feb 21, 2004
    #10
  11. "ICee" <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    news:...
    > ICee wrote:
    > > Will Hay wrote:
    > >> Motherboard form factors but what do the letters stand for - can't
    > >> find a definition anywhere - assume the AT is Advanced Technology,
    > >> but the X? again LPX, NLX? - nothing on the Intel site who set the
    > >> specs but don't descibe what the letters represent!
    > >>
    > >> Thanks

    > >
    > > What about Google?
    > > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/N/NLX.html
    > > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/L/LPX.html
    > > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/A/ATX.html
    > > http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/Baby_AT.html

    >
    > More specific info on the different form factors is here:
    > http://www.formfactors.org/
    >
    > ATX: Advanced Technology eXtended
    > LPX: Low Profile eXtended
    > BTX: Balanced Technology eXtended
    > NLX: New Low profile eXtended
    > microATX: self explanatory
    >
    >
     
    Misa Mirkovic, Feb 21, 2004
    #11
  12. "Will Hay" <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    news:c0u4se$to9$...
    > That's great - thanks
    >
    >
     
    Misa Mirkovic, Feb 21, 2004
    #12
  13. "ICee" <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    news:...
    > Will Hay wrote:
    > > That's great - thanks

    >
    > You're welcome.
    >
    >
     
    Misa Mirkovic, Feb 21, 2004
    #13
  14. "°Mike°" <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    news:...
    > The 'X' stands for 'Extended'.
    > http://www.formfactors.org/
    >
    > http://www.pcguide.com/ref/case/form.htm
    >
    >
    > On Tue, 17 Feb 2004 21:43:51 -0000, in
    > <c0u1u9$c3v$>
    > Will Hay scrawled:
    >
    > >Motherboard form factors but what do the letters stand for - can't find a
    > >definition anywhere - assume the AT is Advanced Technology, but the X?

    again
    > >LPX, NLX? - nothing on the Intel site who set the specs but don't descibe
    > >what the letters represent!
    > >
    > >Thanks
    > >

    >
    > --
    > Basic computer maintenance
    > http://uk.geocities.com/personel44/maintenance.html
     
    Misa Mirkovic, Feb 21, 2004
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