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a external power supply, used by some external peripherals, that converts Ac power to dc power?
AC adapter.
Measurment of the amount of time it takes the process to read data, instructions, and information from memory?
Access time
A circuit board that enhances functions of a component of a system unit and/or proveds connections to peripherals?
Adaptor card.
A continous wave signal
Analog
ALU
Arithmetic logic unit.
Component of a processor that performs , arithmetic, comparison and other operations
A opening inside the system unit in which additional equipment can be installed?
a Bay
The number system used by computers that has just two digits, 0 and 1 called bits.
Binary system
The smallest unit of data a computer can process.
A BIT.
Network standord, spacificly a protocal, that defines how to bluetooth devices use short range radio waves to transmit data?
Bluetooth
Electrical channel that transfers electronic bits internally within the circultry of a computer, allowing the devices both inside and attached to the system to communicate sith each other?
Bus.
a external power supply, used by some external peripherals, that converts Ac power to dc power?
AC adapter.
Measurment of the amount of time it takes the process to read data, instructions, and information from memory?
Access time
A circuit board that enhances functions of a component of a system unit and/or proveds connections to peripherals?
Adaptor card.
A continous wave signal
Analog
ALU
Arithmetic logic unit.
Component of a processor that performs , arithmetic, comparison and other operations
A opening inside the system unit in which additional equipment can be installed?
a Bay
The number system used by computers that has just two digits, 0 and 1 called bits.
Binary system
The smallest unit of data a computer can process.
A BIT.
Network standord, spacificly a protocal, that defines how to bluetooth devices use short range radio waves to transmit data?
Bluetooth
Electrical channel that transfers electronic bits internally within the circultry of a computer, allowing the devices both inside and attached to the system to communicate sith each other?
Bus.
Eight bits of information that are grouped together as a unit.
Byte
Area of memory that stores the contents of frequently used data or instructions?
Cache
Intel processer used by less expensive basic PCs
Celron.
what does CPU Stand for?
Central processing unit.
Small piece of simecondutiong matrieal usually silicon, on which interated circuits are etched?
Chip
Pace of the system clock, measured by the number of ticks per second.
Clock speed
What does CMOS stand for?
CMOS Stands for Complementray metal oxide semiconductor.
A device that joins a cable to a peripheral?
Connector
Component of a processor that directs and coordinates most of the operations in the computer?
Control unit.
Representation of data using only to discrete states on (1) off (0)?
Digital.
Rectangular openigs inside the system unit that typically hold disk drives?
Drive Bays
A socket on a motherboard that can hold an adapter card?
Expansion socket
Port that can cconnect multiple types of devices that require faster data transmition speeds?
Firewire port.
ROM chips that contain permanently written data, instructions, or information recorded on the chips when they were manufactured?
Firmware
A typeof non volatile memory that can be erased electronicly and rewritten?
Flash memory.
A Removable flash memory device that allows users to transfer data and informatin from mobil devices to thier desktop computers
Flash memory Card
A Billion bytes per second
A Gigabite or GB.
GHZ
Gigahurtz one billion ticks of the system clock per second.
A intel Processor used by workstations and low end servers?
Itanium.
Term sometimes used to idenity audio or video port?
Jack
Exaclty 1,024 bytes?
Kilobite.
Approximently 1 million bytes
A megabite.
Electronic componites in a computer that store instructions to be executed and data needed by those instructions?
memory