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in, an advertisement, a speed specification, such as 2.66 GHz, indicates the speed of the...
allows the processor to begin executing another instruction before it completes the pervious instruction
the results of a series of tests used to gauge overall microprocessor speed and are useful in comparing microprocessor performance
the processor, memory, a graphic card
overclocking is a technique for increasing the speed of a computer component, such as...
if a program exceed its allocated space, the operating system uses an area of the hard disk called ____ to store parts of a program or data file until they are needed
access the hard disk, find the operating system, load the operating system into RAM
ROM BIOS is a small set of instructions that tells the computer all of the following
a(n) ____ chip is a type of non-volatile memory chip that does not require power to hold data
data transfer rate
the amount of data that a storage device can move from the storage medium to the computer per second
a hard disk ___ is a flat, rigid disk made of aluminum or glass and coated with magnetic iron oxide particles
a built-in ___ in your personal computer can make it simpler to transfer photos from a solid state memory card in your digital camera.
a touch-sensitive surface on which you can slide your fingers to move the on-screen pointer
dot pitch is the distance in mm between like-colored ____- the small dots of light that form an image
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