A+ Cert. Chapter 2 Vocab


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ATX Motherboard
12 in x 9.6 in motherboard, 7 expansion slots, used in full towers
11.2 x 8.2, 7 expansion slots, used in full towers
Micro ATX
9.6 x 9.6, 4 expansion slots, Mini tower
Flex ATX
9 x 7.5, four expansion slots, Mini tower or small form factor
Mini ITX
6.7 x 6.7
Port Clusters include:
PS/2 mouse PS/2 keyboard USB 2.0 Ethernet Audio USB 3.0 FireWire 400 eSATA SPDIF digital audio
Inegrated Video:
Legacy Ports
Serial (COM) Parallel (LPT) Game Port
Intel Processors
LGA 775 LGA 1155 LGA 1156 LGA 1366
LGA 775
Pentium 4 Pentium D Celeron D Celeron Desktop Pentium Desktop Pentium Desktop EE Core 2 Duo Core 2 Quad Core 2 Extreme
LGA 1366
Core i7
LGA 1156
Core i7 8xxx Core i5 7xxx, 6xxx Core i3 5xxx Celeron G1 xxx Pentium G6 xxx
LGA 1155
Core i7 Core i5 Core i2 Pentium Desktop 350 Pentium Desktop G6xx, G8xx Celeron G4xx Celeron G5xx
AMD Sockets
Socket 940 Socket AM2 Socket AM2+ Socket AM3 Socket AM3+ Socket F Socket FM1
processing two streams of data
A CPU that has more than 1 core
An area where data is stored until it can be processed
Bus Speed
Hot quickly data travels along a bus
Running components faster than usuall.
Integrated CPU
A CPU that has a GPU intregrated into it.

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