Lecture02_Chapter1

Lecture02_Chapter1 - Chapter 1 : Computer Hardware Two...

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Chapter 1 : Computer Hardware Two basic computer organizations What is a byte? Parts/Components Monitor Motherboard and Microprocessor Memory: RAM, Hard-disks, Optical Memory Peripheral Devices like keyboard, mouse, printer Cables
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Two Basic Organizations Component Desktop PC's with separate components Monitor Hard Drive Input/Output devices Allows user to mix and match Problem: Maintenance and Warranty
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Two Basic Organizations Monolithic iMac or laptop has all devices bundled together Simple and convenient
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Bits and Bytes A bit is a binary digit, taking a value of either 0 or 1. A byte is a collection of 8 bits. Kilo, Mega, Giga, Tera bytes
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Hardware Parts/Components Computer Monitor Diagonal Size Imaging Technologies Pixels Color How is it different from TV Screen?
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Imaging Technologies As with television, several different hardware technologies exist for displaying computer-generated output: LCD CRT
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