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What is not a feature of a Processor?

Multi core Processing

What is the general name of the processor feature that AMD calls Hyper Transport?

Multi Threading

Which type of processor memory is located on the processor chip or processor die?

Level 1 cache

What is not a component of a processor?

Device Drivers

Which Intel processor technology interconnects the processor and chip-set and wireless network adapter as a unit, improving laptop performance?

Centrino

What is TRUE about installing a processor on a motherboard?

after replacing the processor in the socket, you need to lock down the lever

What is the most likely result of a correctly installed processor, but an incorrectly installed cooler?

Boot process begins, but system suddenly turns off after a short period

Which type of memory is the main memory installed as DIMMs on a motherboard?

D RAM

Which type of memory can support quad and triple and dual channels?

DDR3

What unit of measurement is used for DIMM read and write times?

nanoseconds

What is TRUE about DIMM technologies?

S D RAM runs synchronized with the system clock

which is true about Dimm slots?

color coding is used to identify the channel

what is not true when setting up dual channeling?

if you have two pairs installed in two channels, all four DIMMs must match

what is the transfer rate of a 64-bit module running at 1600 Megahertz?

12800 Mega bites per second

DIMMs used in servers can provide additional reliability if they use what technology?

Error Correction Code also called E C C

A DIMM that holds data and amplifies a signal before the data is written to the module uses what technology?

it uses registers

Which memory technology that is no longer used has a 32 bit data bus and 232 pins and requires a placeholder in empty slots?

RIMM

What technology in a DIMM informs the BIOS of the module's size and speed and voltage and data path width?

SPD

Which of the following memory configurations definitely will not work when populating a motherboard with DIMMs

mixing unbuffered with registered

Which of the following is not a necessary precaution when installing memory modules?

test the motherboard for residual electrical charges

What is the ability of a processor to execute 2 instructions at the same time.

Multi processing

The speed at which the processor operates internally is called the processor what?

the processor frequency

The family of AMD processors has processors that run up to 3.2 giga hertz and have up to 6 cores and use the AM3 socket, what AMD processor family is this?

Phenom

After you install a processor you should check the what to verify that the system recognized the processor correctly?

you should check the BIOS

what measures memory access timing?

CAS LATENCY

an error checking technology used by DIMMs

E C C

A Rambus memory module?

R D Ram

double sided Dimm that provide more than one bank

dual ranked

an error checking technology used by Simms?

Parity

a technology that allows a processor to handle more than one group of instructions?

Hyper- threading

the number of clock cycles it takes to write or read a row of data?

RAS Latency

a task or group of instructions executed by the CPU?

Thread

a placeholder module used in Rambus memory configurations?

C Rimm

memory chips installed on one side of the module?

single-sided

the factor used to determine clock speed between the processor and FSB?

Multiplier

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