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Adapter
a device used to convert one type of connector to another to permit the exchange of data; also another name for an expansion card.
Address Bus
traces used to carry control signals and addressing (location of where the data goes) information to locate or send data.
AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port)
A 32 bit expansion slot used for video cards only
Asynchronous
A way of communicating data that can be transmitted intermittently rather than in a steady stream using a start and stop bit instead of a timing signal.
ATA
Advanced Technology Attachment; is a standard interface for connecting storage devices such as hard disks and CD-Rom drives inside personal computers.
ATAPI (Advanced Technology Attachment Packet Interference)
An extension to the EIDE standard that provides support for CD-ROM and DVD drives
Attenuation
A type of data loss that occurs as a signal travels through metal conductors and encounters resistance.
BIO (Basic Input/Output System or Services)
the built-in software that determines what a computer can do without accessing programs from a disk.
Bootstrap Routing
a set of programs that routinely execute when you start up a computer
Bus
a collection of traces (wires) and the accompanying technology that permits exchange of data
Adapter
A device used to convert one type of connector to another to permit the exchange of data; also another name for an expansion card
Address Bus
Traces used to carry control signals and addressing info to locate or send data
AGP (accelerated graphic port)
A 32 bit expansion slot used for video cards only
Asynchronous
a way if communicating data that can be transmitted intermittently rather than in a steady stream using a start and stop bit instead of a timing signal
ATA
Advanced technology attachment; the physical, electrical, transport, and command protocols for the internal attachment of storage devices to our IDE controllers
ATAPI
(Advanced Technology Attachment Packet Interface)An extension EIDE standard that provides support for CD-ROM and DVD drives
BIOS
(Basic Input/Output system or services) the built-in software that determines what a computer can do without accessing programs from a disk
Bootstrap Rountine
A set of programs that routinely execute when you start up a computer.
Bus
A collection of traces (wires( and the accompanying technology that permits the exchange of data
Bus Mastering
allows for a bus system to ret