chp 2 - CIS -Chapter 2 The system unit -the main body of a...

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CIS ---Chapter 2 The system unit -the main body of a computer, containing a mother board. Mac= logic board everything is plugged into the mother board. The main component of a computer is the mother board Microprocessor= chip=brains= best distribution center Clock rate=microcomputers speed Computers are binary…one or 0….measured in gigahurts 8 bits= bite 00000000 00000001 00000002 256 different bits process 8 at a time mulitcore chips= many chips encased on one chip package working together… mircroprocessor manufacterers are constantly trying to improve processing speed… through the development of this RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer) architecture chips are designed for efficiency, and were the first 64 bit processors. Usb + firewall Binary system= a two state system on a computer Japan= Unicode---microcomputer configurations slide Most microcomputers use the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) coding scheme. System units need to store,
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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.

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chp 2 - CIS -Chapter 2 The system unit -the main body of a...

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