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Ports developed specifically for Accelerated Graphics video cards. Accelerated Graphics Port
The Active Partition used for booting. active partition
A specification for a small slot on a motherboard to accommodate an Audio Modem \Riser card. audio/modem riser
Responsible for Boot loader the OS. boot loader
This OS Boot Record contains a small program that points to a larger OS program file that is responsible for starting the OS load. boot record
Refers to the computer bringing itself up to a working state without the user having to do anything but press the on Booting. booting
The OS boot Mgr record program for Windows Vista. BootMgr
A lithium coin-cell Battery enables CMOS RAM to hold configuration data, even while the main power to the computer is off. CMOS battery
A specification for a small expansion slot on a motherboard Cnr that accommodates a small audio, modem, or network riser card. CNR
ATI ‘s technology for installing two video cards on a motherboard Crossfire. CrossFire
A switch on a circuit board or other Device that can be set on or off to hold configuration or setup Dip Information. DIP
The corner of the motherboard for lights and switches Front Panel Header. front panel header
A Hard Boot, or cold boot, involves turning on the power with the on/off switch. hard boot
The plate installed in the computer case to provide holes for I/O ports. I/O shield
Two wires that stick up side by side on the motherboard and are used to hold configuration information. The jumper is considered closed if a cover is over the wires, and open if the cover is missing Jumper. jumper
Sockets that use Lands rather than pins Lga. LGA
A record at the beginning of the drive that contains the partition table, which contains a map to partitions on the drive Mbr. MBR
The faster hub in the Accelerated Hub Architecture North Bridge . North Bridge
Created by: jonsen