Summer 2016 - Midterm Solution - Name Sample Solution NetID CS 211 Midterm Computer Architecture Summer 2016 Time 90 Minutes Do NOT open the exam until

Summer 2016 - Midterm Solution - Name Sample Solution NetID...

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1 Name: Sample Solution NetID: CS 211 Midterm Computer Architecture Summer 2016 Time: 90 Minutes Do NOT open the exam until you are told to begin. You have 90 minutes to complete the exam. No electronic devices other than calculators allowed. The exam has 4 questions, 100 points total. The exam has 1 extra credit question, 10 points. Finish everything else before going for extra credit. When necessary, state any assumptions made. Not all points are created equal. Go for the easy points first! Make sure you have all the pages, including the cover page, of the exam before you hand it in. You may only use a pencil or a black- or blue-colored pen. The Rutgers policy on Academic Integrity applies to this exam. For Instructor use only: A B C D Total *Extra Credit /30 /30 /20 /20 /100 /10 Page of 1 9
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2 A) [30 points] General Questions 1. [5 points]Name at least 4 internal components(entire set of registers(except PC) counts as 1) of a Central Processing Unit and briefly describe them(what are they supposed to do). 2.[5 points] Somebody did a little upgrade on his computer. The machine had been equipped with 4GB memory before and he replaced it with 2 * 8GB memory sticks. Please explain, under what circumstance this upgrade will not help at all.i,e, the available memory for the machine is still under 4GB.
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