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1 Week 2 Motherboard Components Buses
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2 Major Components of a Motherboard For processing: CPU Chip set that supports the CPU For temporary storage: RAM Cache memory Electrical system: Power supply connections Jumpers and DIP switches Ports For CPU communication with other devices: Traces Expansion slots System clock System bus with expansion slots Programming and setup data: ROM BIOS Flash ROM CMOS setup chip and battery
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3 XT Mother- boards “extended technology.” Designed  around the Intel  8088 processor. Configured manually using  jumpers,  switches   or both. Limited to 1MB of memory  “on board” Has an  eight-bit  ISA bus battery ??
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4 Support for ATX12V ?? ??
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5 Pentium 4
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6 What are Databuses? The term "bus" is used to describe the pathways that allow data to flow from one part of your computer system to another. The data bus will affect the overall performance of any system.
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7 Buses on a PC Every PC has a set of various buses Buses vary in speed and data throughput Some bus types are: System bus / FSB / Processor bus PCI AGP PCI Express USB FireWire Some buses are of type serial or parallel
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8 Bus size Number of bits that the data travels between CPU and other components at once Directly affects the CPU performance Internal bus (backside bus) Between the actual CPU and L1 cache Currently most internal buses are 64 bits wide
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