TECHNICAL IMPLICATION (HARDWARE & SOFTWARE)

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Strathaven Academy

Computing Science



Software De
sign and Development

National 4 and 5


1


TECHNICAL IMPLICATION (HARDWARE & SOFTWARE)

Worksheet 15

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ame








1.(a) If a processor is capable of running at 1.8 MHz, how many hertz can it execute in 1 second?








(b) If a processor is capable of running at 1.4 GHz,

how many hertz can it execute in 5 seconds?







2.
SLC DigEdit

is a large digital media editing company. The computers used in the company must be
able to process and store large amounts of data. Find a computer and list its characteristic
s (processor
speed, RAM, backin
g storage capacity)
below. Justify why each characteristic is important.

Computer Name








Processor Speed







This is important because……


RAM









This is important because…



Backing Storage







This is important because……


3. What is the difference between a mainframe computer and a super computer?







4. For each scenario state the type of computer you would recommend and
justify

your answer
.

Desktop PC v Laptop


Playing the latest video games.







Smartphone v Laptop


Browsing the Internet







Laptop v Tablet


For creating a database and inserting information







Desktop PC v Smartphone


L
istening to music







5. The following shows all of the operating systems that Abobe Reader can be installed on:

Strathaven Academy

Computing Science



Software De
sign and Development

National 4 and 5


2



How many
platforms

can it be installed on?