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Learning CPUS

Chapter 5

What device enables a PC to retrieve a specific row of data from system memory and place it on the external data bus? Memory controller chip
What is the first stage in a typical four-stage CPU pipeline? Fetch
Which of the following terms are measures of CPU speed? Megahertz and gigahertz
What do 64-bit processors expand that 32-bit processors, such as the Pentium III, do not have? Address bus
Which of the following CPUs was the first microprocessor to include both an L1 and an L2 cache with the CPU Pentium Pro
Which processor comes in an SEC package that fits into Slot A Athlon
What connects on the backside bus? CPU, L2 cache
Created by: kathleen07