Tag Archives: CPU

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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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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I/O ADDRESSES

Memory-mapped I/O (not to be confused with memory-mapped file I/O) uses the same address bus to address both memory and I/O devices ‒ the memory and registers of the I/O devices are mapped to (associated with) address values. So when … Continue reading

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COMPUTER MOTHERBOARDS SALES

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DEBUG CARD / POST CARD

In computing, a POST card is a plug-in interface card that displays progress and error codes generated during power-on self-test (POST) of a computer. It is used to troubleshoot computers that do not start up. If at least the CPU, … Continue reading

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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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