Steps of project was done in class
1. When removing the cover, why should you take care to remove only the screws that
hold the cover on?
Because on most case all the screws that hold the case on are usually on the back of the case.
On the back ar
1. In Windows, double-click the clock on the taskbar, and record the time and date:
3. CPU & BIOS Information
4. Close System BIOS
5. Record the manufacturer and version information for your BIOS.
1. What CPU did the instructor remove and replace?
AMD Athlon 2600+
2. What type of heat sink or cooler was attached to the CPU?
Stock heat sink and cooler
3. What precautions did the instructor take to protect the CPU against ESD?
1. The fastest would be the SPARC64 VIIIfx but the one for personal use would be the
i7-975 Extreme by Intel. http:/processorfinder.intel.com/details.aspx?sSpec=SLBEQ
2. http:/www.intel.com/products/desktop/motherboards/DP55KG/DP55KGoverview.htm, BUS freq
Real Problem 6-1
1. What is the brand and model of the motherboard?
ASUSTek P6X58D Premium
2. What chipset does this board use?
3. What troubleshooting utilities are found on the CD that came bundled with the
Hardware check if its working
1. What type of video card are you using?
BFG GTX 295 x2 SLI + 9800GT Physx
2. Who is the BIOS vendor, and what version of the BIOS are you using?
Phoenix Ver: 08.00.15
3. As the computer boots, memory is counted. Observe the memory count and
Real Problem 1-1 Page 32
1. What is the system bus called? What two system bus frequencies are offered?
Front Side BUS FSB, SK775 330, or 340 at 2.66G or 2.93G 533FSB.
2. In the ad, what do you think P4 means?
3. What are the four choices of fre
Studio XPS Desktop with Intel Core i7 Processor
Dell Studio XPS Desktop with Intel Core i7 Processor
USB consumer multimedia keyboard, Dell laser mouse
Software: Microsoft Works and more
1. Enter CMOS setup and write down each Energy Star feature that can be enabled or
disabled through CMOS.
There is no energy saving features on this board, because it was made for over-clocking
requires a large amount of power.
2. Using either CMOS or
Page 85 Real Problem 2-1
1. Right click "My Computer > Properties" which than will be displayed the amount of
memory installed. It would said system memory right under the CPU.
2. Right click "My Computer > Properties" which than will be displayed the OS
Hard drive size
CoolerMaster HAF 932
ASUS P6X58D Premium
Monitor size and resolution
28Inch LCD 1900x1200
Type of printer
Other Peripheral hardwar
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page43 Critical Thinking
1. HID - Compliant mouse, Location: on USB input device. The device is working
2. Uses 1 if a device such as USB, 4 if its serial, and 12 if its P/S2.
3. 811 window explorer is misleading and is over by 5
Lab 2.3 Explore The Macintosh World
2. Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard (includes iTunes, Time Machine, Quick Look,
Spaces, Spotlight, Dashboard, Mail, iChat, Safari, Address Book, QuickTime, iCal, DVD
Player, Photo Booth, Front Row, Xcode Developer Too
Lab 2.1 Examine Files and Directories
2. 18 Directories
4. DIR P is displayed in a list with Date and time of file in a straight down method. DIR
W is in switches using .
2. 819MB total is 931MB
3. 931-819=112MB Used
4. Name, Date modified
4. URL of Motherboard?
5. Print or save the documentation, and file it as a reference for when you need
information about that component.
Unable to download a pdf copy.
6. What CPU d
Chapter 1.2 (Page 8)
1. LCD 19.9inch,yes
2. No second monitor
3. 103 keys
Mouse, Headset, etc
LAN, WAN, In
Lab 1.1 Page 2
1. No all custom built
2. 1 DVD/CD drive, 1 Virtual Drive
3. USB 2.0 4 inner pins
5. 4 10000RPM Western Digital Raptor, 2 512GB Intel SSD. I installed them myself, and
I can see them from my side panel the names and size. Also by lo
AGP video card
PCI Express video
Average PCI cards
DVD or CD drives
Case fans and CPU
8W per 128MB
2. Use the internet to research the main differences between AT and ATX and list them
The AT standard had only a keyboard connector and expansion slots for add-on card back
plates. Any other onboard interfaces (such as serial and parallel po