Dale - Computer Science Illuminated 163

Dale - Computer Science Illuminated 163 - pg. 124 Cylinder...

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136 Chapter 5 Computing Components rights to privacy. These critics oppose both clandestine capture (the scanning of faces without consent) and tracking (the use of this tech- nology to monitor a person’s movements). Privacy advocates, such as the Electronic Privacy Information Center, are concerned that this Big Brother technology takes away an individual’s right to anonymity and an individual’s control over his/her personal information. Users of these techniques, however, assert that only public offenders and missing children, whose photographs are in the databases, are affected. Key Terms Access time pg. 130 Addressability pg. 120 Arithmetic/logic unit pg. 122 Block pg. 129 Bus pg. 124 Control unit pg. 124 CPU
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Unformatted text preview: pg. 124 Cylinder pg. 130 Input unit pg. 123 Instruction register (IR) pg. 124 Latency pg. 130 Motherboard pg. 124 Output unit pg. 123 Pipelining processing pg. 132 Program counter (PC) pg. 124 Register pg. 123 Sector pg. 129 Seek time pg. 130 Shared memory pg. 133 Synchronous processing pg. 132 Track pg. 129 Transfer rate pg. 130 Exercises 1. Define the following terms. a. Pentium III processor b. hertz c. random-access memory 2. What is the word length in the Pentium IV processor? 3. What does it mean to say that a processor is 1.4 GHz? 4. What does it mean to say that memory is 133 MHz? 5. How many bytes of memory are in the following machines? a. 128MB machine b. 256MB machine...
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