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A header as you are asking or Header Bracket is a thin piece of metal that
is shaped like the end of a PCI or PCI-Express card that holds some form of
connector and is placed in unused card slots. This gives you the ability to
add device plugs for devices they did not have room for on the back panel of
the motherboard for things like serial connectors, extra usb plugs, and the
"Bill Cherepy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I was looking at an article on an ASUS motherboard and it mentioned it
> provided extra ports via a header. What exactly is a header?
> Bill Cherepy
> Grayson, GA