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K201Chapter 4 - Discovering Computers 2010 Living in a...

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Living in a Digital World Discovering Computers 2010
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Objectives Overview Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital  World Chapter 4 2 See Page 209  for Detailed Objectives
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Objectives Overview Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital  World Chapter 4 3 See Page 209  for Detailed Objectives
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The System Unit The  system unit   is a case that contains electronic  components of the computer used to process data Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital  World Chapter 4 4 Page 210  Figure 4-1
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The System Unit The inside of the system unit on a desktop  personal computer includes: Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital  World Chapter 4 5 Page 211  Figure 4-2
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The System Unit The  motherboard  is the main circuit board of  the system unit A computer  chip  contains integrated circuits Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital  World Chapter 4 6 Page 212  Figure 4-3
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Processor The  processor , also called the  central  processing unit  ( CPU ), interprets and carries  out the basic instructions that operate a  computer Contain a control unit and an arithmetic logic unit  (ALU) Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital  World Chapter 4 7 Page 213
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Processor Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital  World Chapter 4 8 Page 213  Figure 4-4
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Processor The  control unit   is the component of the  processor that directs and coordinates most  of the operations in the computer The  arithmetic logic unit   (ALU) performs  arithmetic, comparison, and other operations Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital  World Chapter 4 9 Page 214 Click to view Web Link, click Chapter 4, Click Web Link from left navigation, then click Control Unit below Chapter 4
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Processor For every instruction, a processor repeats a  set of four basic operations, which comprise a  machine cycle Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital  World Chapter 4 10 Page 215  Figure 4-5
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Processor Most current personal  computers support  pipelining Processor begins  fetching a second  instruction before it  completes the  machine cycle for the  first instruction Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital  World Chapter 4 11 Pages 215 – 216  Figure 4-6
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Processor Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital  World Chapter 4 12 Page 216
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Processor The leading  manufacturers of  personal computer  processor chips are  Intel and AMD Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital  World Chapter 4 13 Pages 216 – 217  Figure 4-7 Click to view Web Link, click Chapter 4, Click Web Link from left navigation, then click Multi-Core Processors below Chapter 4
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Processor Determine how you plan to use a new 
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