CH 1 test review
What two characteristics are determined by the chip set on a motherboard?
Memory supported/ type of connectors on motherboard
What two activities are normally controlled by the Northbridge part of the chip set?
Access to RAM and memory
Which CPU architecture uses a small set of instructions that are designed to be executed rapidly?
What type of memory is unable to have the contents modified?
What type of memory is primarily used as cache memory?
Name three output de
Headphones, monitor, printer
What type of ROM can be reprogrammed with software while it is still physically installed in the
Which important feature is offered by USB?
Able to supply power
What are the two connector types for the
4 pin, 6 pin
What type of computer resources are direct lines to the processor and are used by the computer
components to request attention from the CPU?
Name two input devices
Biometric authentication device, digital camera
le storage device can old 4GB on a single disc?
What unit of measurement is used for the hard drive speed?
Revolutions per minute
Which two form factors are commonly used to build a new computer?
BTX, ATX, NLQ, CLV, ECC
Which two characteristics of a motherboard can be determined by the form factor?
PATA data cables are available in two different types, with different numbers of conductors, which are?
How many conductors are found in a SATA data cable
Which three system resources are commonly used for communication between the CPU or memory,
and the other components in the computer
IRQ, I/O address, DMA
Which two categories are used to classify CPU architecture
Which technology would be bes
t to use for drive redundancy and data protection?
RAID, CD, DVD, PATA, SCSI
Which type of RAM chip has the fastest clock rate but consumes the least power and generates the least
What is the function of a capture card?
Enables a video s
ignal to be recorded to the computer hard drive
Which expansions slot would be used to install a video capture card in a new computer?
PCI E (peripheral component interconnect express)
A customer orders a new computer and specifies an internal read
volatile storage device that
uses low power, has fast access to data, and is reliable. What is a suitable storage device that meets