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Unformatted text preview: The larger the chips, the less chance of defect Particles of dust landing on the chips can cause damage Memory Best upgrade to computer is adding memory o Makes computer much faster Different types of memory (sizes and how fast) Binary number system Instead of on or off, everything is seen as a 0 or 1 Binary decimal/binary digit bit = 0 or 1 8-bit = 1 byte In binary order 0,1,10,11,100,101,110 Everything in powers of 2 (ex. 1, 2, 4, or 8 GB) Must know how much space set aside for info 2 bytes = 16-bits 26/09/2007 15:12:00 26/09/2007 15:12:00...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course CS 105 taught by Professor Young,p during the Fall '07 term at Stanford.
- Fall '07