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Unformatted text preview: Most important in the box=motherboard (land) CPU is attached to the motherboard Clockspeed= measure speed of a computer in gigahurts Primary=ram (working space) Secordary= hardrive (non-volatitle) doesn’t need energy Pits and lands on a cd. CMOS chip has firmware BIOS (basic input output system) (no human interaction) Input vs output device (translation) Operating system can easily multitask-resonsible for reading and writing on a disk CPU Cache work? Virtual work? GUI Hierarchy (tree) TCP/IP (difference) Device drivers to help printers and what not work (plug and play) Embedded operating system------like a blackberry LAB...
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2011 for the course CIS 105 taught by Professor Mccarthy during the Fall '08 term at ASU.
- Fall '08