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CPU SOCKETS

A CPU socket or CPU slot is a mechanical component that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board (PCB). This allows the CPU to be replaced without soldering. Common sockets have retention clips that … Continue reading

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CPU: LGA VS PGA

CPU: LGA VS PGA In computer hardware, a CPU socket or CPU slot comprises one or more mechanical components providing mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board (PCB). This allows for placing and replacing the … Continue reading

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MOTHERBOARD

MOTHERBOARD Modern motherboards include, at a minimum: 1.  sockets (or slots) in which one or more microprocessors may be installed 2.  slots into which the system’s main memory is to be installed 3.  a chipset which forms an interface between … Continue reading

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CPU STRESS TEST SOFTWARE

I recently had a network issue where a customer blamed the copier.  I tested the copier and found no problems.  He stated that nothing changed on his network.  I said lets tests that.  So we went through each computer tested … Continue reading

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CPU

CPU The central processing unit (CPU) is the portion of a computer system that carries out the instructions of a computer program, to perform the basic arithmetical, logical, and input/output operations of the system. The CPU plays a role somewhat … Continue reading

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DMA (DIRECT MEMORY ACCESS)

Direct memory access (DMA) is a feature of modern computers that allows certain hardware subsystems within the computer to access system memory independently of the central processing unit (CPU). Without DMA, when the CPU is using programmed input/output, it is … Continue reading

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