LAB3A+.docx - Lab Manual Chapter 3 All About Motherboards 3.1 Use the HWiNFO32 Hardware Information Utility 1 What is the path and name of the

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Lab Manual Chapter 3 All About Motherboards 3.1 Use the HWiNFO32 Hardware Information Utility 1. What is the path and name of the downloaded file? HWiNFO32.exe 1. Use the HWiNFO utility to find the following information about your system: Motherboard model and manufacturer: Asus sabertooth 990FX Motherboard chipset : AMD 990FX (RD990) + SB920/SB950 Motherboard slots: 3xPCI Express x1, 1xPCI Express x2, 1xPCI Express x16 BIOS manufacturer: American Megatrends Inc. BIOS version: 0901 BIOS (release) date : 11/24/2011 CPU brand name: AMD FX™-8120 Eight-core processor Processor socket (platform): socket AM3r2 Original processor frequency: 3100.0 MHz Number of CPU cores: 8 Amount of L1 cache: 4x64 Kbytes, Data 8X16 KBytes Amount of L2 cache: Integrated 4x2 MBytes Amount of L3 cache : 8 MBytes Slot type of the video bus, as reported by the video card: PCIe v1.1 x16 (2.5 GT/s) @ x16 (2.5 GT/s) Video chipset: NVIDIA Geforce GT 630 Amount of video memory (RAM): 16 GB 2. To identify your motherboard’s serial number, expand Motherboard, SMBIOS, DMI, and then click Mainboard. What is your motherboard’s serial number? MT7022044401387 Review questions: 1.List the steps to display information about memory using HWiNFO: 2. List three reasons you might use HWiNFO when trouble shooting or upgrading a computer : To get a part number to order it. To see if a part is working at the correct rate, to see if you’re overclocking. 3.What is one advantage of using the portable version instead of the windows version of HWiNFO utility? You can use it without install it on the computer first. 1. Start your computer and record the date and time: 3/19/2018 6:39pm 2. Use speccy to record this data: BIOS brand: American Megatrends Inc.
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BIOS version: 0901 Revision date: 11/24/2011 System temperature: 32 Celsius Slots in use: 3 3.3 Identify Motherboard Components
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