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CIS*110*Chapter6

Inside Computers and Mobile Devices

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A type of __________ provides a connection to a peripheral device for use with one's computer. adapter card
______ produces Intel-compatible processors, but often at a lower cost AMD
An adapter card enhances functions of a component of a desktop or server system unit and/or provides connections to ________ peripherals
A pet is identified by scanning the shoulder or neck of the animal for a ________ that contains information about the pet. microchip
A particular __________ is used to represent numbers and letters coding scheme
__________ on the motherboard holds the memory modules. memory slots
A ___________ is another terms to refer to a personal computer processor chip, microprocessor chip
A processor relies on the ________ to control the timing of all computer operations. system clock
Fetch, decode, ______ and store are the four steps in the machine cycle. execute
The ________ unit directs the operations of the ALU control
Operating system, applications, and ______ being processed, as well as the resulting informationare the three categories of items stored in computer memory. data
CPU, ________, and central processing unit are all terms used to describe the component that interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate a computer. processor
The ________ converts the wall outlet AC power into DC power required by the computer power supply
Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor is more commonly referred to as __________ cmos
A ______ connects the processor to main memory. bus
How big would a bus size need to be to transfer 8 byte word size? 64-bit
The ________ system uses only 1's and 0's to represent different numbers and letters. binary
The biggest consideration to how much _____ a machine needs is what type of software one will be using. RAM
A ______ is the smallest unit of data a computer can process bit
__________ memory loses its contents when the machine is restarted or shut down. volatile
RAM chips usually reside on a ______________. memory module
A ___________ type of tablet positions the case below a keyboard, providing functionality similar to that of a laptop. convertible
A _________ tablet typically does not include a physical keyboard and puts the case behind the display. slate
A ____________ is a type of adapter cards connects the computer to musical instruments. MIDI
The _________ bus is used by the processor to communicate with peripheral devices. expansion
_____________ are small high-speed storage locations contained by the processor that temporarily hold data and instructions. registers
A _____ card is used to convert computer output into a video signal that travels through a cable to the monitor, which displays an image on the screen. graphis
The __________ determines the number of bits that the computer can transmit at one time. bus width
______ is a ROM chip that contain permanently written data, instructions, or information and is recorded when the chip is manufactured firmware
The _______ interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate a computer. CPU
A _______ cache is a separate from the processor chip on L3
A ____________ a small piece of semiconducting material, usually silicon, on which integrated circuits are etched computer chip
__________ is another term for the system unit. chasis
The ___________ is the component of the processor that performs arithmetic, comparison, and other operations. ALU
______ are least likely to need additional cooling. mobile devices
The __________, also known as a mother board, is the main circuit board of the system unit. system board
_____ is the most common type of volatile memory. RAM
______ is synchronized to the system close and is much faster the DRAM. SDRAM
____________ can configure cards and other peripherals automatically as users install them. plug and play
A __________ is a single chip with two or more separate processor cores multi-core processor
___________ is an environment of servers that house and provide access to resources users access via the Internet cloud computing
______________ are used on a laptop and protects the computer from overheating and also your lap from excessive heat cooling pads
__________ is a type of nonvolatile memory that can be erased electronically and rewritten flash memory
A _________ is used to connect speakers and/or microphones to your computer. sound
_______________ is a cloud computing service that creates a web-based development platform. platform as a service
_____________ is a cloud computing service to provide system backup and the archiving of earlier versions of files, for example storage as a service
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