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Chapter 4 Checkpoint (m/c,matching,short answer) M/C 1. B 2. A 3. A 4. A 5. B 6. D 7. C 8. C 9. B 10. B 11. C 12. C 13. B 14. D Matching 1. C 2. L 3. D 4. B 5. K 6. E
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7. H 8. F 9. I 10. A Short Answer 1a. The motherboard is the main circuit board of the system. 1b. A computer chip is a small piece of semi-conducting material, usually silicon, on which integrated circuits are etched. 2a. The four basic operations of the machine cycle are: (1) fetching, (2) decoding, (3) executing, (4) storing 2b. Registers hold data and instructions temporarily, store the location from where an instruction was fetched, storing an instruction while the control unit decodes it, storing data while the ALU computes it, and storing the results of a calculation 3a. The system clock controls the timing of all computer operations. 3b. Processors for notebook computers include technology to integrate wireless capabilities and optimize and extend battery life. 4a. A system on a chip integrates the functions of a processor, memory, and a video card on a single chip. 4b. Lower-priced personal computers, Tablet PCs, networking devices, portable media
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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.

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