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Unformatted text preview: databases 13/07/2009 Processor What is parallel processing? How do computers represent data? Most computers are digital(0is off,1 is on) What is a byte? Eight bits grouped together as a unit RAM what is random access memory? Memory chips that can be read by the processor.Page200 What is cache? Helps speed computer processes by storing frequently used instructions and data. USB(universal serial bus)port can connect up to 127 different peripherals together with a single. What is a bay? Opening inside system unit used to install additional equipment....
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