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Emal Azami ELEC 126 T-TR 3pm PC Memory 1) What is Virtual Memory? - A method whereby the OS uses the hard drive as though it were RAM. 2) What is access time and what is it measured in? The average time lag between a request for information stored on a particular component, such as the hard drive or RAM, and its delivery. (milliseconds). 3) What is it meant by chip stacking? Why is it done? The process of mounting multiply chips on top of each other within one semiconductor. To Save Space; to increase amount of space utilized on one chip 4) What is entry level memory specified by kingston's memory guide for ENTRY level use of Windows Vista? 1GB to 3GB of RAM 5) What is baseline and optimal amount on memory for windows XP Pro or Home Versions? Baseline = 128MB - 256MB Optimal = 512MB - 1GB 6) The memory controller is part of what chip? What does it do? North Bridge Read, writes, and refreshes RAM 7) Explain what the frontside and backside bus are? Frontside Bus: connects the computer processor to teh system memory and other components in the motherboard. Backside Bus: tranfers data to and from the computers secondary cache. 8) Explain CACHE memory?
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2012 for the course CIS CIS120 taught by Professor Zales during the Spring '12 term at Harrisburg Area Community College.

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