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51 terms
PC Hardware
Input
Output
Storage
Processing
A device that enters/inputs data into the computer... e.g., Keyb…
Data is sent to a device which is usually external to the com…
Data which is either permanently, or temporarily saved onto t…
The hardware within a computer that carries out the instructi…
Input
A device that enters/inputs data into the computer... e.g., Keyb…
Output
Data is sent to a device which is usually external to the com…
24 terms
PC Hardware
CPU
Primary Storage
Cache
Volatile memory
To process instructions and data. The brains of the computer.…
Volatile memory used to store data and instructions waiting t…
A small amount of memory that can be accessed quickly. Used t…
When the power is switched off, the contents of the memory ar…
CPU
To process instructions and data. The brains of the computer.…
Primary Storage
Volatile memory used to store data and instructions waiting t…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
344 terms
PC Hardware Test 1
What are the names of the tests of A+…
Name the versions of Windows XP.
Name the versions of Windows Vista.
Name the versions of Windows 7.
CompTIA A+ 220-801 (Hardware)... CompTIA A+ 220-802 (Operating S…
XP Home - 32 bit... Xp Professional - 32 bit... Media Center - 32 b…
Vista Home Basic - 32 bit... Vista Home Premium - 32 bit... Vista B…
7 Starter - 32 bit... 7 Home Premium - 32 bit... 7 Professional - 3…
What are the names of the tests of A+…
CompTIA A+ 220-801 (Hardware)... CompTIA A+ 220-802 (Operating S…
Name the versions of Windows XP.
XP Home - 32 bit... Xp Professional - 32 bit... Media Center - 32 b…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
7 terms
PC Hardware
Hard Drive (HDD)
Solid State Drive (SSD)
Computer Processing Unit (CPU)
Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)
A disk mechanical drive used to read and write data
An electronical drive used to read and write data
Commonly called the "brain" of the computer, it gives instruc…
A programmable logic chip that renders images, animations and…
Hard Drive (HDD)
A disk mechanical drive used to read and write data
Solid State Drive (SSD)
An electronical drive used to read and write data
16 terms
PC/Network Hardware
CPU
Harddisk
Motherboard
Mini-ITX
CPU
Harddisk
74 terms
PC Hardware
What is the brain of the computer?
Define BIOS
Where is the BIOS located?
What is the Purpose of the BIOS?
(CPU) if you don't know this you're screwed! Lol
Basic Input/Output Services
On the ROM (Read Only Memory) on the Motherboard
To Provide Instructions to the CPU!!!
What is the brain of the computer?
(CPU) if you don't know this you're screwed! Lol
Define BIOS
Basic Input/Output Services
12 terms
PC Hardware
A technician is asked to upgrade RAM i…
Which of the following RAM types suppo…
A technician is building a gaming PC f…
Which of the following memory types is…
Review the vendor laptop documentation
DDR3
16 GB of RAM (consisting of two 8 GB modules)
RAMBUS
A technician is asked to upgrade RAM i…
Review the vendor laptop documentation
Which of the following RAM types suppo…
DDR3
89 terms
PC Hardware
c
d
a
b
Your co-worker Patrick has Core i5 3.1 GHz CPU. Pat wants you…
Which of the following expansion busses can transmit 1 GB/s p…
A user complains that his network interface card (NIC) is not…
A user reports that a batter in his Windows 7 laptop is often…
c
Your co-worker Patrick has Core i5 3.1 GHz CPU. Pat wants you…
d
Which of the following expansion busses can transmit 1 GB/s p…
44 terms
PC Hardware
Hardware
Software
Four Main Functions of a Computer
Input
Physical equipment.
Programmed instructions that control the hardware.
1. Input... 2. Processing... 3. Output... 4. Storage
Data that is entered into the computer system via an input or…
Hardware
Physical equipment.
Software
Programmed instructions that control the hardware.
10 terms
PC Hardware
System Restore
System Image
Tasklist
Wireless Locator
allows your computer's configuration settings to be reset to…
A complete backup of the hard drive containing an operating s…
A command used to find the ID number of each running process
A tool that can locate a Wi-Fi hotspot and tell you the stren…
System Restore
allows your computer's configuration settings to be reset to…
System Image
A complete backup of the hard drive containing an operating s…
30 terms
PC Hardware
Parallel
Perpendicular
Pull Handles
Group
describes lines that stay an equal distance from each other a…
Describes lines that intersect at a right angle
Used to make circles or squares larger or smaller
To combine separate simple objects into a single, more comple…
Parallel
describes lines that stay an equal distance from each other a…
Perpendicular
Describes lines that intersect at a right angle
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
RAM - Memory modules to retain temporary data used for immedi…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
19 terms
PC Hardware
10-foot user interface
A+ Certification
call tracking
chain of custody
applications software used on large screens to control output…
a certification awarded by CompTIA that measures a PC Technic…
a system that tracks the dates and times and transactions of…
Documentation that tracks evidence used in an investigation a…
10-foot user interface
applications software used on large screens to control output…
A+ Certification
a certification awarded by CompTIA that measures a PC Technic…
35 terms
Pc hardware
20 pin p1 connector(old pc)
4pin aux
Ac alternating current (115v-115v)
Dc current one way
Atx power to motherboard
Processors extra power ... 12V
Oscillates 60 times in 1 sec(60hrtz)
...
20 pin p1 connector(old pc)
Atx power to motherboard
4pin aux
Processors extra power ... 12V
12 terms
PC Hardware
Processor kloksnelheid
SSD
Hardware
Software
Wordt vaak uitgedrukt in Hertz (Hz) of een veelvoud daarvan(M…
Niewe technologie van harde schijven gebaseerd op flash geheu…
Alle fysieke componenten in de computertechniek die in een co…
Programma's
Processor kloksnelheid
Wordt vaak uitgedrukt in Hertz (Hz) of een veelvoud daarvan(M…
SSD
Niewe technologie van harde schijven gebaseerd op flash geheu…
Hardware PC
A tower case conserves space since it…
A DVI port transmits digital or analog…
An Ethernet port, or an RJ-45 port, is…
The trend today is for most ports in a…
False
True
True
True
A tower case conserves space since it…
False
A DVI port transmits digital or analog…
True
6 terms
PC Hardware
Hard drive
Solid State Drive
Computer Processing Unit (CPU)
Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)
A disk mechanical drive used to read and write data
An electronical drive used to read and write data
...
...
Hard drive
A disk mechanical drive used to read and write data
Solid State Drive
An electronical drive used to read and write data
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
235 terms
PC Hardware Test 2
Name the components for a platter-base…
Name the components of a solid-state h…
What are the individual disks of a har…
What are platters of a hard drive coat…
Platters, read/write heads, actuator arms, servo motor, seale…
Semiconductors, transistors, bubble memory, memory chips
platters
a magnetic medium
Name the components for a platter-base…
Platters, read/write heads, actuator arms, servo motor, seale…
Name the components of a solid-state h…
Semiconductors, transistors, bubble memory, memory chips
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
RAM - Memory modules to retain temporary data used for immedi…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
147 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program installed in a ROM chip & initiates every time th…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program installed in a ROM chip & initiates every time th…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
33 terms
PC Hardware
A user has called to complain that he…
What type of interface is most commonl…
Your laptop has an Express card /54 sl…
What are 2 characteristics of the Expr…
Check to see if the wireless adapter is turned off
SATA
Includes cards which are rectangular-shaped. // You can use a…
L shape // 34mm wide at the connector
A user has called to complain that he…
Check to see if the wireless adapter is turned off
What type of interface is most commonl…
SATA
143 terms
COMPTIA A+ 220-801 Concept Study (1 of 5) PC Hardware
BIOS
Flash BIOS
BIOS components
RAM
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
- Fundamental components of the computer hardware. ... RAM - Me…
- Modules installed in the motherboard to retain temporary da…
BIOS
- A program that is installed in a ROM chip that initiates ev…
Flash BIOS
- Process used to perform the hardware's firmware upgrades.... -…
75 terms
PC/Hardware
After a technician installs a video ca…
A technician would like to connect to…
Which of the following should a techni…
Which of the following MUST be configu…
A
C
D
D
After a technician installs a video ca…
A
A technician would like to connect to…
C
16 terms
PC Hardware Quiz
Motherboard
Memory Module
Hard Disk Drive
USB Memory Stick / Drive
Motherboard
Memory Module
10 terms
Modern PC Hardware
Hard Disk Drive
Optical Disc Drive
Random Access Memory (RAM)
Expansion Cards
Data storage device, series of magnetic plates... - Read and Wr…
A disk drive that uses laser light or electromagnetic waves o…
A storage location that allows info to be stored and accessed…
Add some kind of functionality to a PC... EX: Network Card and…
Hard Disk Drive
Data storage device, series of magnetic plates... - Read and Wr…
Optical Disc Drive
A disk drive that uses laser light or electromagnetic waves o…
523 terms
PC Pro Hardware (testout)
You are in the process of configuring…
An internal laptop keyboard is general…
Which of the following best describes…
The chain of custody is used for what…
Move the modules to the correct motherboard slots.
Ribbon cable
It connects multiple cable segments (or devices), and forward…
Retaining evidence integrity by identifying people coming int…
You are in the process of configuring…
Move the modules to the correct motherboard slots.
An internal laptop keyboard is general…
Ribbon cable
33 terms
PC Hardware Chapter 4
Boot Sequence
Built-in diagnostics
Bus speed
Clock speed
In the BIOS configuration settings, boot sequence priorities…
In BIOS configuration settings, used to access diagnostic tes…
The rate at which a computer pathway used for transmitting 1s…
The rate at which timing signals are sent to motherboard comp…
Boot Sequence
In the BIOS configuration settings, boot sequence priorities…
Built-in diagnostics
In BIOS configuration settings, used to access diagnostic tes…
30 terms
PC Hardware Test 1
Information Technology
Computer Technicians
PC Skills
Certification
People who work with computers - hardware, programming, netwo…
PC Techs - core of the IT workfore. ... Build, maintain, and tro…
Previously you had to have them but not they are easier so yo…
Show competency and ability to perform at level.... Pass exams,…
Information Technology
People who work with computers - hardware, programming, netwo…
Computer Technicians
PC Techs - core of the IT workfore. ... Build, maintain, and tro…
59 terms
PC Hardware Chapter 3
Active listening
AGP
AGP bus stop
APU
An effective communication technique that ensures what the sp…
(Accelerated Graphics Port) An extension of the PCI bus (a po…
The speed at which data is delivered when the AGP bus is bein…
(Accelerated Processing Unit) A professor that combines the c…
Active listening
An effective communication technique that ensures what the sp…
AGP
(Accelerated Graphics Port) An extension of the PCI bus (a po…
PC Hardware Components A
CPU
RAM
VGA Port and/or Card
BIOS
"Central Processor Unit"... The brains of the computer where mos…
"Random Access Memory"... Used by the central processing unit (C…
"Video Graphics Array"... Transfer analog video signals from one…
"Basic Input/Output System, ... A set of computer instructions i…
CPU
"Central Processor Unit"... The brains of the computer where mos…
RAM
"Random Access Memory"... Used by the central processing unit (C…
28 terms
PC Hardware Ports (Pictures)
Audio Input Cable
Audio Input Jack
Audio Output Cable
Audio Output Jack
Audio Input Cable
Audio Input Jack
PC Hardware - Quiz 5
Which of the following is NOT a good p…
Which of the following is the second s…
To what should you normally clip the g…
What do you call a connector on a moth…
A. be sure to hold expansion cards by the edge connectors
C. power down the system and unplug it
C. the side of the computer case
D. header
Which of the following is NOT a good p…
A. be sure to hold expansion cards by the edge connectors
Which of the following is the second s…
C. power down the system and unplug it
PC Hardware Quiz 8
What type of software is used to contr…
Which Windows utility program lists er…
What is the name of the interface that…
Windows 7 and Vista provides a new 3D…
Operating system
Action Center
Graphical User
Aero
What type of software is used to contr…
Operating system
Which Windows utility program lists er…
Action Center
38 terms
//Final PC Hardware Test\\
VGA (DB-15)
S-Video Port
DVI
HDMI
Video Graphics Array
4 or 7 pins
Digital Video Interface
High Definition Multimedia Port
VGA (DB-15)
Video Graphics Array
S-Video Port
4 or 7 pins
20 terms
PC hardware Chapter 13
hardware related
The blue screen of death or BSOD
One beep
The power supply and hard drive
when you first turn on a computer and you don hear a spinning…
what is a windows error message called that appears on a blue…
how many beeps does startup BIOS give to indicate a successfu…
Which two components in a system might give out a loud whinin…
hardware related
when you first turn on a computer and you don hear a spinning…
The blue screen of death or BSOD
what is a windows error message called that appears on a blue…
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