Chapter_5 Reviewing basics answers

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Chapter 5 REVIEWING THE BASICS 1. If a motherboard has a slot 1, what processor(s) is it designed to support? Pentium II or Pentium III 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? The Celeron is appropriate for use in low-end multimedia PCs to reduce total cost. 4. Which is more powerful, the current Celeron or the current Xeon processor? Xeon 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? Because Intel patented slot 1 7. What components inside a computer case keep a processor cool? Fans, heat sinks, coolers 8. Describe the difference between a PGA socket and an SPGA socket. In a PGA (pin grid array) socket, pins are aligned in uniform rows around the socket. In an SPGA (staggered pin grid array) socket, the pins are staggered over the socket to squeeze more pins into a smaller space. 9.
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