CompCh20-Answers to RQ

CompCh20-Answers to RQ - REVIEW QUESTIONS (COMP CHAPTER 20)...

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R EVIEW  Q UESTIONS  (C OMP  C HAPTER  20) Reviewing the Basics 1. How are notebooks different from desktop PCs? Notebooks use the same technology as PCs but with modifications so they use less  voltage, take up less space, and work when on the move. 2. Why are notebooks usually more expensive than PCs with comparable power and  features? Notebooks cost more than desktop PCs with similar features. They use thin LCD panels  instead of CRT monitors for display, compact hard drives that can withstand movement  even during operation, and small memory modules and CPUs that require less voltage  than regular components. In general, it costs more to make similar components that take  up less space and require less power. 3. What Windows 98 feature allows a notebook user to synchronize files on a  notebook and desktop computer? Windows 98 Briefcase 4. What are four types of memory devices or modules used in a notebook? 72-pin SO-DIMMs, 144-pin SO-DIMMs, 160-pin SO-RIMMs, and credit card memory 5. What type of monitor does a notebook use? A notebook uses a thin LCD panel instead of a CRT monitor for display.
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6. What is the thickness of a Type I PC Card? Of a Type III PC Card? Type I cards can be up to 3.3-mm thick and are primarily used for adding RAM to a
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2008 for the course CIS 214 taught by Professor Rogers during the Spring '08 term at Brown.

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CompCh20-Answers to RQ - REVIEW QUESTIONS (COMP CHAPTER 20)...

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