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True or False?




As opposed to active cooling components such as cooling fans, heat sinks fall into the category of passive cooling components because they do not need to draw any electrical power in order to operate.

True

What are the characteristics of Socket FM2?

AMD CPU socket




904 contacts




PGA-ZIF packaging

True or False



A 64-bit CPU can be used either with a 32-bit or 64-bit version of the Microsoft Windows operating system.

True



What are the characteristic features of Socket FM2+?

906 contacts




AMD CPU socket




PGA-ZIF packaging

Which of the terms listed below refers to a situation where a single CPU appears as two virtual CPUs to the operating system?

Hyperthreading

What are the characteristic features of Socket AM3?

AMD CPU socket




941 contacts




PGA-ZIF packaging





True or False?




The most notable difference between Pin Grid Array (PGA) and Land Grid Array (LGA) packaging relates to the placement of contact pins, which in case of PGA can be found on the socket, and in case of LGA on the CPU

False

What is used to improve CPU heat diisipation?

Heat sink




CPU fan




Thermal paste




Liquid-based cooling

What built-in functionalities allow a CPU to take over tasks normally executed by a dedicated graphics card?

Integrated GPU

What are the characteristic features of Socket FM1?

AMD CPU socket




PGA-ZIF packaging




905 contacts

In CPU cooling, thermal compound is applied to fill in the narrow space between:

CPU and heat sink

What refers to the area of implementation of No-eXecute bit (NX bit)?

Malware protection

What are the characteristic features of Socket AM3+?

AMD CPU socket




PGA-ZIF packaging




942 contacts

A security feature used by CPUs for isolating areas of memory in order to prevent the execution of code from non-executable memory locations is known as:

No-eXecute bit (NX bit)

What CPU models are compatible with the LGA 775 socket.

Pentium 4, Pentium D, Celeron, Celeron D, Pentium XE, Core 2 Duo, Core 2 Extreme, Core 2 Quad, Xeon

What are the data transfer rates of USB 1.1 standard?

1.5 Mb/s




12 Mb/s

True or False?




USB version 1.1 offers two data transfer speeds: 1.5 Mbps designed for low data rate peripherals such as joysticks (sometimes referred to as "Low-Speed USB"), and 12 Mbps designed for higher-speed devices such as disk drives (sometimes referred to as "Full-Speed USB").

True

USB 2.0 (aka "Hi-Speed USB") specifies the maximum data transfer rate of:

480 Mbps

What are the characteristics of USB 3.0 standard?

Maximum practical cable length of 3 meters




USB 3.0 is also commonly referred to as SuperSpeed USB




Speed of up to 5 Gbps




Backward compatibility with all preceding USB standards

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) standard specifies that type A connectors can be attached to:

Host devices




Devices that supply power

What is the maximum number of USB devices that can be connected to a single USB host controller?

127

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) standard specifies that type B connectors can be attached to:

Target devices




Devices that receive power

What is the maximum allowable cable length for USB devices?

5 meters

"FireWire" is another term for which of the following standards?

IEEE 1394

True or False?




USB is a serial communication interface.

True

True or False?




USB is a parallel communication interface?

False

True or False



USB devices are both hot-pluggable and bootable.

True