Ideal for PC owners looking for an accessible, easy-to-follow reference, this beginner's guide to PC hardware offers expert advice on every component--processors, motherboards, memory, BIOS, CD-ROM and DVD drives, video cards, and much more. You'll also get details on external devices, including monitors, printers, keyboards, and modems. The book covers both Intel and non-Intel CPUs and USB and AGP ports.MAC (media access control) addresses, 526-527 Machine words, 42 Macintosh ( Apple), 10-11, 14 Magneto Optical (MO) discs, 206 ... 142 Memory Controller Hub (MCH), 105 Memory errors, 149-150, 634-635 Memory Expansion Card (MEC), 233-234 Memory latency, ... 6-7 Mini-LPX motherboard form factor, 76 Minitower computers, 16 Mip mapping, 272 MIPS (millions of instructions per second), 134 anbsp;...
|Title||:||PC Hardware: A Beginner's Guide|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2001-05-17|