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Chipset

One Of The Main And One Of The Most Important Components You'll Find On The Motherboard Is The Chipset. All The Motherboard's Will Designed With A lot Of Different Chips Scattered All Over The Motherboard. There Are Chips For Different Things Like Chips For Bus Controller, Memory Controllers, Keyboard Controllers And

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Memory CACHE

Memory Cache Made Of Static RAM(SRAM), Which Is Very Fast Memory Compare To Regular DRAM That Is Used For Primary Memory(RAM). The Memory Cache Is The Processor's(CPU) Internal Memory. Ans Its Job Is To Hold Data And Instructions Waiting To Be Used By The Processor.   So Basically What Cache Does Is That It

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CPU MANUFACTURERS

Two Of The Biggest CPU MANUFACTURERS Are Intel And AMD.Intel Being The Largest MANUFACTURER Of Processors Was Founded In The Late 60's. And Has Since Dominated The CPU Market For Number Of Years Until The Rise Of The AMD Started To Become Its Cheif Competitor. Some Of The Intel Processors Are Known As

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CPU(Central Processing Unit)

The CPU(Central Processing Unit)  Is The Main Component On The Motherboard. It Is The Brain Of The Computer Where All The Data Processing Takes Place. It Is The Incharge Of Executing The Program Instructions And Logical Calculations. The CPU Is The Largest Component On The Motherboard. It Is A Square Chip Which Is

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CPU Socket

The Processor Socket(CPU Socket) Is The Place On The Motherboard Where The CPU Is Placed. The Socket Is A Square Plastic Or Metal Holder With Multiple Holes To Accommodate The Pins On The Bottom Of The Processor. As These Holes And Pins, May Contact They Provides Physical And Electrical Contact Between The

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RAM(Random Access Memory)

RAM Is Primary Memory Or Temporary Storage, This Is Called As Random Access Memory.In Order For A Program To Run, It Needs To Be Loaded Into RAM First. The Data Or The Program Is Stored On The Hard Drive And From The Hard Drive It Is Loaded Into RAM. And Once It

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Cooling || Case Fans(Cooling) || Heat Sink(CPU) || Water Cooling

Cooling is very important to a computer. Computers Generate a lot of heat. If the components are not adequately cooled. The computer will overheat. If it overheats the computer will either run slow or lock up. Or the computer Will shut down And Will eventually Shorten The Life Of The Computer. 2 Of The Biggest

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Printers || Impact Printers || Non-Impact Printers

Printers Allow The Ability To Print Copies Of Documents Or Pictures On The Paper From A Computer. There Are Several Different Ways That A Computer Can Connect To A Printer. The Most Common Way Is By Using A USB Or Parallel Cable. This Is Called As A Local Connection. Because The Printer Is Directly

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RAM (BIT vs Byte)

RAM (BIT vs BYTE) - Now A Term 32 Or 64 Bit Data Path Refers To The Number Of Bits Of Data That Are Transferred In 1 Cycle. The More Bits That Are Transferred In A One Cycle Then The Faster The Computer Will Be.   BIT A Single Bit Or One Bit

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RAM (RIMM) Rambus Inline Memory Module

RAM (RIMM) Rambus Inline Memory Module - An Another Type Of Memory Module Is Called RIMM. Which Stands For Rambus Inline Memory Module. Which Was Developed By The Company Rambus Inc. RIMM Have 184 Pins And Looks Similar To A DIMM. With The Exception That The Bottom Nortus Are Located In The Sinner Of The

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