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Unformatted text preview: players, and game consoles sometimes have a system-on-a-chip processor. 5a. The two parts of buses are: a data bus and an address bus. The data bus transfers actual data and the address bus transfers information about where the data should reside in memory. 5b. The different types of expansion buses are The PCI bus, The PCI Express bus, The Accelerated Graphics Port, The USB and FireWire bus, and the PC card bus. The PCI bus is a high-speed expansion bus that connects higher speed devices. The PCI Express bus is an expansion bus that expands on and doubles the speed of the original PCI bus. The Accelerated Graphics Port is a bus designed by Intel to improve the speed with which 3-D graphics and video transmit. The USB and FireWire bus are buses that eliminate the need to install cards in expansion slots. The PC card bus is the expansion bus for a PC card....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course COSC COSC 1301 taught by Professor Davis during the Spring '08 term at Alamo Colleges.
- Spring '08