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What are the units used for measuring the clock speed of modern CPUs?

GHz




IPS

A type of CPU architecture where a single physical CPU contains more than one execution core on a single die or chip is known as:

Multicore

True or False?




The Land Grid Array (LGA) is a type of integrated circuit packaging that is notable for having pins arranged in a regular array on the underside of the package.

False

Hardware enhancements adding support for virtualization developed by AMD for its CPUs are known as:

AMD-V

What are the characteristic features of Socket T?

775 contacts




LGA packaging




Intel CPU socket



What provides a CPU with the fastest access to frequently used data?

Multi-level cache

The NX bit technology implemented in CPUs manufactured by Intel is called:

XD bit

What are the characteristic features of Socket H2?

LGA packaging




1155 contacts




Intel CPU socket

A CPU design based on instruction set that tries to improve speed by utilizing relatively few and simple instructions is known as:

RISC (Reduced instruction set computing)

True or False




The Pin Grid Array (PGA) is a type of surface-mount packaging for integrated circuits (ICs) that is notable for having pins on the socket rather than the integrated circuit.

False

True or False




The Land Grid Array (LGA) is a type of surface-mount packaging for integrated circuits (ICs) that is notable for having pins on the socket rather than the integrated circuit.

True

What are the characteristic features of Socket H/H1?

1156 Contacts




LGA packaging




Intel CPU socket

The bus between the CPU and the internal memory cache (L2 cache) inside the CPU housing is called:

Back-side bus (BSB)

A set of Intel CPU hardware enhancements improving support for virtualization is known as:

VT-x

What are the characteristic features of Socket B?

1366 contacts




Intel CPU socket




LGA packaging

The bus between the CPU and northbridge is called:

Front-side bus (FSB)

An additional ATX12V power connector designed to supply dedicated power for the CPU is known as:

P4 connector

What are the characteristic features of Socket H3?

1150 contact pins




PGA packaging




Intel CPU socket

What is the acronym that refers to a specific feature of certain types of microprocessor sockets that facilitates the insertion and removal of a CPU chip?

ZIF (Zero insertion force)

What is the name of a microprocessor component that performs all comparisons and calculations?

ALU (Arithmetic logic unit)

What are the types of Intel CPUs designed for desktop and workstation computers?

Celeron




Pentium




Core i3




Core i5




Core i7

What is the name of a server-dedicated CPU series designed by AMD?

Opteron

Which of the following answers refer to the characteristics of Socket R?

2011 contacts




Intel CPU socket




LGA packaging

Intel CPU server brands include:

Xeon




Itanium

The NX bit technology implemented by AMD in its CPUs is known as:

EVP (Enhanced Virus Protection)

The AMD CPU brands designed for desktop and workstation computers include:

Athlon




Sempron




Phenom




FX

True or False?




The Pin Grid Array (Pin Grid Array) is a type of integrated circuit packaging that is notable for having pins arranged in a regular array on the underside of the package.

True