Which type of memory is primarily used as cache memory?
Which two considerations would be of the greatest importance when building a workstation that will run multiple virtual machines? (Choose two)
amount of RAM
number of CPU cores
powerful video card
high-end sound card
Which three devices are considered output devices?
A user playing a game on a gaming PC with a standard EIDE 5400 RPM hard drive finds the performance unsatisfactory. Which hard drive upgrade would improve performance while providing more reliability and using less power?
a 7200 RPM EIDE hard drive
a 7200 RPM SATA hard drive
a 10,000 RPM SATA hard drive
Which hardware upgrade would allow the processor in a gaming PC to provide the optimal gaming performance?
large amounts of fast RAM
a fast EIDE drive
a high capacity external hard drive
Which two storage devices use a magnetic medium for storing data? (Choose two.)
solid state drive
hard disk drive
blue-ray disk drive
compact disk drive
Which two pieces of information are needed before selecting a power supply? (Choose two.)
the type of CPU
the form factor of the case
the installed operating system
the total wattage of all components
the voltage requirements of peripheral devices
Which memory module has a front side bus speed of 200 MHz?
What are two factors that must be considered when choosing a computer case? (Choose two.)
the size of the monitor
the vendor that manufactured the motherboard
the number of internal drive locations
the size of the motherboard and the power supply
the number of LED indicators at the front of the case
Choose 2 characteristics of RAID 0:
combination of data striping and parity
data striping without redundancy
ability of data to be rebuilt with information from the other drives
high performance and high protection because data is duplicated
Choose 2 characteristics of RAID 1:
Choose 2 characteristics of RAID5:
Refer to the exhibit. Which type of video card expansion slot is depicted?
What type of connector can be used to connect an eSATA interface to an external SATA drive?
7-pin cable that connects to an external hard drive
can support up to 15 devices and must be terminated at the end of the chain
6-pin mini-DIN connector for a keyboard or mouse
transmits 8 bits of data at one time and uses the IEEE 1284 standard
uses either a DB-9 or DB-25 connector and transmits one bit of data at a time
Refer to the exhibit. Which type of cable is shown in the graphic?
Which two activities are normally controlled by the Northbridge part of the chipset? (Choose two.)
communication between the CPU and the I/O ports
access to the RAM
communication between the CPU and the hard drive
access to the video card
communication between the CPU and the sound card
A technician looks at a motherboard and sees a 24-pin connector. What component would connect to the motherboard through the use of this 24-pin connector?
PATA optical drive