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Firmware is the name given to any software encoded in hardware. p24

The best example is the BIOS chip,and some expansion cards:SCSI cards.

2

What is the BIOS. p24

BASIC INPUTE/ OUTPUT SYSTEM, allows the operating system to interact with certain hardware in the compute.r.

3

What is the POST.P26

It is a series of system checks performed by the BIOS and other components such as the SCSI BIOS and video bios.

4

WHAT DOES THE CMOS DO??P28

It overrides the default information in the BIOS.

5

Wen u flash the BIOS, what are you doing?p27

Giving it an upgrade.

6

What does the POST take care of? p26

Verifies the intergity of the BIOS,and confirms the size of primary memory.

7

What does DIP stand for? p28

dual inline package.

8

what is hyperthreading? p32

a form of simultaneous multithreading.

9

what another name for the core. p33

a die

10

what is cpu throttling? p33

reading the operating frequency of the cpu.

11

what does the reset button do? p29

a way to reboot the computer.

12

whats a jumper for? p28

more ancillary purposes, such as clearing the CMOS.

13

whats on the front panel of the computer? p29

a power button,power light,reset button, drive activity lights,etc.

14

does the motherboard supply the connectivity to the Drive activity light, YES OR NO. p30

yes

15

what is throttling? p34

it reduces the operating frequency(MHZ or GHZ)

16

WHATS virtualization support?p35

eases the burden on the system that software-based virtualization.

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does the BIOS allow the operating system to interact with certain hardware. Yes or No p24

yes

18

What does CMOS stand for? p28

complementary metal oxide semiconductor.

19

Is there a CMOS battery? yes or no

yes

20

CMOS p27

it keeps the setting for the time,date, memory,cpu setting as overclocking.

21

CPU purpuse.p31

it controls and directs all the activities of the computer using both external and internal buses.

22

CPU two kinds. p31

PGA:ping grid array, and LGA: land grid array.

23

USB CONNECTIVITY. P30

flash drives, cameras etc.

24

audio jacks.p30

todays motherboards have 10-position pin headers designed to connect to standardized front panel audio modules.

25

GPU? P36

Graphics processing units