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Computer Engineering Motherboard

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1. Memory modules (DIMMs) on the motherboard.

2. Also called Advance technology - it was a motherboard that sent PC computers booming - this was created in 1983

3. A miniature circuit board used in newer computers to hold memory. called Dual Line Memory modulo

4. A coded program that is executed when the computer system is first turned on the provides low- level access to the hard disk - video - and keyboard.

5. The most common form factor for PC systems presently in use. ATX motherboards and cases make better use of space and resources than did the AT form factor.

6. Technology uses battery power to retain information even when the power to the computer is turned off.

7. Serial ATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) is a new standard for connecting hard drives into computer systems

8. On a motherboard - the type and location of components - as well as the size of the board itself. (1)

9. Used to connect pieces of the motherboard together with this wire

10. Older form factor used for slimline desktop- style computers. Does NOT have expansion slots and uses a riser card instead of a system board. also known as daughterboard

11. A motherboard that became the default standard for many businesses to copy with permission

12. Microprocessors in a computer - it activates programs in a computer

13. It is the smaller version of an ATX. It can be used in an ATX case - but using lower wattage for heat production.

14. Hard disk drives can be used for recording digital video images and can be built into the camera or attached to the outside of the camera - it is the primary memory unit

15. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on

16. Communication network riser

17. This is when tracers work together

18. Peripheral Component Interconnect

19. Contain circuits that all allows it to 'Talk' to the MB


21. A tool used to permanently attach pieces of equipment to a motherboard

22. Smaller than the PATA bus allows better cool down

23. The latest form factor expected to replace ATX. It has higher quality fans - is designed for better air flow - and has improved structural support for the motherboard.

24. Component of the chipset that controls access to the RAM - videocard - and the speeds at which the CPU can communicate with them.

25. A Expansion card - that allows better graphics

26. Component of the chipset that allows the CPU to communicate with the hard drives - sound card - USB ports - and other I/O ports.

27. EEPROM - Chace - RAM

28. Audio modem riser

29. A circuit board that contains all of the computer system's main components.

30. Universal asynchronous receiver transmitter

31. It means updating it.

32. Parallel ATA interface also called also EIDE - IDE - and ATAPI. SATA is faster.

33. This is used to connect the mother board and the CPU together