Chapter 5 Solutions

Chapter 5 Solutions - Kbrom tewoldu Chapter 5 REVIEWING THE...

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Kbrom tewoldu Chapter 5 REVIEWING THE BASICS 1. If a motherboard has a slot 1, what processor(s) is it designed to support? Pentium II 2. What was the first Intel processor to contain external cache? Pentium Pro 3. When is it appropriate to use a Celeron rather than a Pentium 4 in a computer system? When upgrading a processor with motherboard that have slot 1 4. Which is more powerful, the current Celeron or the current Xeon processor? Xeon processor 5. Who is the major competitor of Intel in the processor market? AMD 6. Why did the competitors of the Intel Pentium II choose to stay with Socket 7 rather than use slot 1 for their competing processors? To force their users to buy their motherboards 7. What components inside a computer case keep a processor cool? Heat sinks and fans 8. Describe the difference between a PGA socket and an SPGA socket. SPGA is A feature of a CPU socket whereby the pins are staggered over the socket in order to squeeze more pins into a small space however PGA is a socket with pins aligned in uniform row
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course COMP 129 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Irving.

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Chapter 5 Solutions - Kbrom tewoldu Chapter 5 REVIEWING THE...

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