Comptia A+ In Depth Chapter 1 Part 2
Terms in this set (41)
This port transmits digital or analog video. (abbreviation)
This can damage chips and destroy motherboards, even though it might not be felt or seen with the naked eye. (2 words)
This is a circuit board inserted into a slot on the motherboard to enhance the capability of the computer. (2 words)
field replaceable unit
A component that is replaced as opposed to being repaired is called what? Monitors and power supplies are 2 examples. (3 words)
This is a port used for high speed multimedia devices such as camcorders. Also called an IEEE 1394 port. (1 word)
Software that is permanently stored in a chip is called what? The BIOS on a motherboard is an example of this.
______ ______ is a set of specifications on the size, shape, and configuration of a computer hardware component such as a case, power supply, or motherboard
This is the main secondary storage device of a computer. Magnetic and Solid State are the 2 main types. (2 words)
This port is a digital audio and video interface standard currently used on televisions and other home theater equipment and expected to ultimately replace DVI. (Use the abbreviation for the answer)
High Definition Multimedia Interface
HDMI stands for what. (4 words)
This is a piece of metal, with cooling fins, that can be attached to or mounted on an integrated chip (such as a CPU) to dissipate heat.In the pic above located underneath the cooling fan. (2 words)
A device that converts DC to AC is called what? (1 word)
______ is a measure of work or energy. One ____ of energy produces one watt of power for one second. (One answer for both blanks)
This is a device used to test a port in a computer or other device to make sure the port is working and might also test the throughput or speed of a port.(2 words)
Material Safety Data Sheet
A document that explains how to properly handle substances such as chemical solvents; it includes information such as physical data, toxicity, health effects, first aid, storage, disposal, and spill procedures. (4 words)
This is a version of the ATX form factor that has less expansion slots which reduces the power to the motherboard and allows for a smaller case size. (1 word)
A _____ port is used to connect dial-up phone lines to computers.
_____ power connector is a 4-pin power connector used to provide power to IDE (PATA) drives.
_______ is the main board in the computer, also called the system board. The CPU, ROM chips, DIMMs, RIMMs and interface cards plug into this.
A device used to measure various attributes of a circuit, such as voltage, current and resistance is called what?
_______ port used by a network cable to connect to a wired network. Also called a Ethernet port or an RJ-45 port
What is a measure of electrical resistance called?
______ is an older IDE cabling method that uses a 40 -pin flat or round data cable or an 80-conductor cable and a 40-pin IDE connector.(abbreviation)
_______ ______ is a female 25-pin port that was usually used with a printer. Replaced by USB ports.
____ is a bus common to desktop computers that uses a 32-bit wide or a 64-bit data path. Several variations of ___ exist. One or more notches on ___ slots keep the wrong cards from being
inserted in the ___ slot. (1 answer. Abbreviation only)
____ ______ is the latest evolution of PCI, which is not backward-compatible with earlier PCI slots and cards. The black slot pictured above is one example.
_____ is a self diagnostic program used to perform a simple test of the CPU, RAM and various I/O devices. It is performed by BIOS when the computer is first turned on, and is stored in ROM-BIOS. (Abbreviation)
This is a test card installed in a slot on the motherboard that is used to help discover and report computer errors and conflicts that occur when a computer is first turned on and before the operating system is launched.
This device changes the ratio of voltage to current.
This port is a multi-purpose I/O port used by many different devices, including printers, mice, keyboards, external hard drives, and flash drives. (Use the abbreviation)
___ is a female 15-pin port that transmits analog video and is used by all older monitors. (abbreviation)
A _____ is a measure of electrical force.
The symbol for volts is __.
A _____ is a measure of electrical power. Calculated by multiplying Volts by Amps.
The largest type of computer case. Stands vertically and can be as high as two feet tall. They have more drive bays and are a good choice for computer users who anticipate making significant upgrades
6 pin PCIe
__-___ _____ connector provides an extra +12 V for high-end video cards using PCI Express, Version 1 standard.
The 4-pin Molex power connector is used for what type of drives? (abbreviation)
___ ___ ____ connector provides an extra +12 V for high-end video cards using PCI Express, Version 2
A power supply that provides a 4-pin 12 volt motherboard auxiliary connector is called a ______ power supply.
What type of data cable is this?
What type of data cable is this?
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