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Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) n computing, the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) specification provides an open standard for unified operating
back-side bus (BSB) Web definitions In personal computer microprocessor architecture, a back side bus (BSB), or backside bus, is a computer bus used to connect the CPU
case fan A computer fan is any fan inside a computer case used for cooling purposes, and may refer to fans that draw cooler air into the case
Centrino The Centrino brand represents Intel Wi-Fi and WiMAX adapters. It was formerly a platform-marketing initiative from Intel until January
chassis air guide (CAG) Chassis Air Guide or CAG in abbreviation, is Intel's thermal solution to PC chassis
Cool’n’Quiet Cool'n'Quiet is a CPU speed throttling and power saving technology introduced by AMD with their Athlon 64 processor line
Cooler The phrase cooling in computing generally refers to the dissipation of large amounts of heat, which is created while a computer system is running.
DRAM DRAM stands for dynamic random access memory, a type of memory used in most personal computers.
dual-core processing In computing, a processor is the unit that reads and executes program instructions
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology (EIST) Abbreviated as EIST, an Intel thermal and power management technology that allows the the processor performance and power consumption levels to be modified while a system is running.
Execute disable bit The NX bit, which stands for No eXecute, is a technology used in CPUs to segregate areas of memory for use by either storage
front-side bus (FSB) In personal computers, the front-side bus (FSB) is the bus that carries data between the CPU and the northbridge
heat sink A device or substance for absorbing excessive or unwanted heat.
hyper-threading Hyper-threading (officially Hyper-Threading Technology, and abbreviated HT Technology
hyper transport HyperTransport is a high-speed, point-to-point, 32-bit technology for data transfer within the integrated circuits ( IC s) in computers and other devices.
internal bus In computer architecture, a bus is a subsystem that transfers data between computer components inside a computer or between computers
Level 1 (L1) cache A small piece of very fast memory that’s almost always on the CPU chip itself.
Level 2 (L2) cache cache memory that is external to the microprocessor.
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