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Small blocks of memory, located directly on and next to the CPU, that act as holding places for recently or frequently used instructions or data that the CPU accesses the most.
Data transfer rate
the maximum speed at which data can be transmitted between two nodes on a network
The most common form of memory found in personal computers. Increases about 60% every year
Allow your computer to add extra capabilities such as; a card that allows you to read flash memory
GDDR5 (Graphic Double Data Rate)
Graphic Double Data Rate memory refers to memory specifically designed for use on graphics cards
GPU Graphics processing unit
A specialized logic chip that is detected quickly displaying and calculating visual data such as shadows, textures, and luminosity
HDMI (High definition multimedia interface
a compact audio- video interface standard that carries both high- definition video and uncompressed digital audio
a prediction named after Gordon Moore, the cofounder of Intel; states that the numbers of transistors on a CPU chip will double every two years
RAM (random access memory)
the computers temporary storage space or short term memory. it is located in a set of chips in the system unit's motherboard, and its capacity is measured in megabytes or gigabytes
SSD (solid state drive)
a drive that uses the same kind of memory that flash drives use, but can reach data in only a tenth of the time a flash drive requires. Fastest nonvolatile storage system.
a type of audio processing that makes the listener experience sounds as if it were coming from all areas
which statement about linux is false
because so many developers contribute to the OS, Linux is a prime target for hackers
which is not necessarily an advantage of building your own computer
having outside support if something goes wrong
when building your own computer, which of these should not be included with the motherboard
which statement about notebook computers is false
notebooks typically have longer lifespan than desktop computers
CPUs have several internal components including
l2 cache, ALU, level 1 cache memory... all of the above
superFetch is a memory-management technique that
preloads the applications you use most into system memory
what is the name of the time it takes a storage device to locate its stored data and make it available for processing
T or F Cache memory is a form of read- only memory that can be accessed more quickly by the CPU.
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