CA2 - In the installation of a CPU onto a motherboard how...

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In the installation of a CPU onto a motherboard, how do you determine the orientation of the CPU into the socket? There is no need to worry as there is only one way to insert the CPU. Pin 1 of the CPU is on the top left hand corner of the IC. Pin 1 of the CPU is on the top right hand corner of the IC. There is a "notch" or label indicating Pin 1 of the CPU What is the purpose of overclocking a CPU? To increase the useful lifetime of a CPU. To increase the memory requirements of a CPU. To increase the heat dissipation of a CPU. To increase the performance of a CPU . In the selection of a motherboard and a CPU, which of the following requirements is most important? The motherboard must support the clock speed of the CPU. The motherboard must have the same socket type as the CPU. The motherboard and CPU come from the same manufacturer. The motherboard and CPU must have the same warranty. A student has a PC system with a Pentium 4 CPU running at 1.2GHz. In order to improve the performance of the system, he wants to replace the CPU with another Pentium 4 running at 2.4 GHz. Is the replacement possible and why? Yes, both processors are from the same family and type and should be replacable. No, although they are the same family and type, the socket mounting the processor may be different. No, the motherboard and other peripherals will not be able to operate at that speed. Yes, all he has to do is to change the clock setting on the motherboard. When would a CPU with floating-point co-processor be useful? When processing instructions for screen display. When processing instructions involving mathematical computations of decimal numbers. When processing database manipulations. When playing shoot-them-up computer games. A student has a PC system with a Pentium 3 CPU running at 1 GHz. In order to improve the performance of the system, he wants to replace the CPU with an AMD Athlon running at 2.4 GHz. Is the replacement possible and why? Yes, both processors are from the same family and type and should be replacable. Yes, all he has to do is to change the clock setting on the motherboard. No, the processors are from different IC families and are not compatible. No, the motherboard and other peripherals will not be able to operate at that speed. The Arithmetic Logic Unit in CPU is directed by the Control Unit Registers Memory Chipsets
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What is the prime advantage of overclocking a CPU?
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