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CS1101 Lec03   Hardware   Inside the Box Dr. Jiying Wang Semester A, 2009-10 Computer Science Department City University of Hong Kong
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CS1101 - Lec03 2 Objectives Identify the basic functions and hardware components of a computer Identify motherboard, CPU, RAM, adapter cards, and other components inside  the system unit Describe the components of a processor and how they complete a machine cycle Explain how RAM works for CPU Differentiate among the various types of memory Describe why buses are needed in a computer Briefly describe a PC's system booting-up sequence, and explain how ROM,  CMOS, RAM and hard disk take part in the booting-up sequence
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CS1101 - Lec03 3 Objectives (cont'd) Differentiate between storage devices and storage media Describe the quality characteristics of an hard disk including  capacity,  revolution per minute, transfer rate and access time Describe how magnetic storage and optical storage technologies stores data Differentiate among CD-ROMs, recordable CDs, rewritable CDs, DVD-ROMs,  recordable DVDs, and rewritable DVDs Identify the uses of tape and flash memory
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CS1101 - Lec03 4 Lec03-Q1:  what are those      circled components/slots      for in the motherboard?
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