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Hardware Basics

Section number 06; 829901

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What is Processing Speed? How fast the data is moved in and out of memory.
What is an example of an "input device"? Mouse, Keyboard, web-cam, clickers, etc.
What do we call the internal storage device? Hard drive.
What does an Ethernet cable do? Connects a computer to the internet
What does a Megahertz (MHz) measure? Cycles in the processor
What do Kilobytes, Megabytes, and Gigabytes measure? The amount of information a device can hold
USB drives are an example of what type of storage? External
What is needed when there is a large amount of information to transfer? Firewire
Speakers, Printers, and Computer monitors are an example of what? Output devices
Where does processing take place? In the CPU
RAM and ROM are examples of what kind of unit? Memory
What Computer systems work with in memory Binary code
What is a cache? Provides temporary storage and quick access to information
What is a WiFi Connection? Wireless internet access
Screen Magnifiers, Alternate keyboards, and joysticks would be examples of... Adapting for special learners/students
Created by: aws4k3