Why is the local bus limited to a short distance on the motherboard Tags: CPUs Bus Motherboards Last response: January 27, 2010 3:46 PM in CPUs Share Anonymous a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard January 27, 2010 2:22:27 PM What is the benefit of the local or Frontside bus compared with the rest of the bus system on the average Motherboard and why is it restricted to only a short distance. More about : local bus limited short distance motherboard jsc a c 172 à CPUs a c 156 V Motherboard January 27, 2010 3:46:12 PM Higher frequencies and the square clock and data signals require short signal paths. Benefits? It's how you get data into and out of the CPU. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !