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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