Which statement describes the purpose of an I/O connector plate?
- It makes the I/O ports of the motherboard available for connection in a variety of computer cases.
- It plugs into the motherboard and expands the number of available slots for adapter cards.
- It provides multiple connections for SATA hard drives to connect to the motherboard.
- It connects the PCIe adapter slots used for video directly to the CPU for faster processing.
The I/O plate connects to the back of the case and has holes for each of the ports on the motherboard to push through, allowing the motherboard to be used in many different cases regardless of the number of ports on the board or their layout.