Explain Motherboards components, types and features
BASIC INPUT OUTPUT SYSTEMS; The correct way to update a computer's BIOS is to download the BIOS installation files and flash the BIOS
module used for laptop RAM
are hot-swappable and self-configuring. Components that can be removed from PC or laptop without turning them off.
for laptop is a 2.5-inch form factor. And for the desktop computer 3.5-inch form factor.
is the maximum capacity for a standard single-sided, single layered DVD+R also known as the DVD-5standard.
A standard 12cm Blu-ray disk can store up to 50 GB of data. Because of their higher capacity. Blu-Ray discs are used for high-definintion video.
SD cards and USB flash drives
use solid state technology
that use solid-state technology use flash momory for storage instead of manetic materials.
are quiter and faster because they have no mechanical parts. They require less power to operate than standard hard disk drive and therefore also run cooler,are more durable and are unaffected by magnets. Stores data on a microchip and does not include any moving parts.
Motherboard components, types and features
When configured for cable select, the hard disk's role as the as primary (master) or secondary (slave) hard disk is determine by the drive's postion on the controller cable.
components that can be removed while PC or laptop is still operating
The CMOS chip
a chip that stores settings such as the date and time that need to be maintained even when the computer is powered off.