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What is the job of the CPU? Fetch,Decode,Execute
What is the current CPU measurements? Gigahertz
RAM is what term? Short term
ROM is what term? Long term
What's fetch? Gets software instruction from memory telling it what to do with the data
What's decode? Determines what the instruction means
What's execute Performs the instruction
What is flash memory? Solid state storage device
Everything a computer does is overseen by is what? CPU
Main circuit board to which all of the other internal components connect Motherboard
Absolutely vital to the operation of a computer Power supply
Basic software that allows the user to interface with the computer Operating System
Used to record and play audio by converting analog sounds to digital Sound card
Contains all the computer components for processing and storing data, and for communicating with the computers other parts. system unit
Allows a user to enter data into the computer to be processed. input devices
Displays data or information in the form of a hard copy or an image on the screen, or as an electrical signal output devices
an interface that allows a computer to communicate with peripheral equipment. ports
Very high speed connection used by the graphics card to interface with computer Accelerated Graphics Port
Translates image data from the computer into a format that can be displayed by the monitor graphics card
What is CPU measured in? hertz
What is memory measured in? bytes
Most popular external connection USB
Very popular methods of connecting digital-video devices like digital cameras. Firewire
Popular way to distribute software and save data. CD-ROM
A heated filament is in a vacuum created inside a glass tube. The ray is a stream of electrons that pour off heat into the vacuum. CRT
known as flat-panel/screen monitor LCD
Provides fast, permanent storage Flash Memory
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