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Tech Blast: Hardware

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Tech Blast: Hardware

  1. 1. Michael Sauers Tech Rodeo Doane College 26-28 July 2012
  2. 2.  Desktop  Laptop  Netbook  NetTop  Tablet
  3. 3.  Intel/AMD  Different form factors  Speed measured in gigahertz (GHz)  Can have multiple “cores”  Dual-core, Quad-core
  4. 4.  Directs heat away from the CPU  Heat Sink / Fan / Liquid Cooling
  5. 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/13841229@N00/171474579/
  6. 6.  Gigabytes  Different types  SRAM/DRAM  DDR, DDR2, DDR3  Different form factors  Laptop vs. desktop  Check with your computer’s manual for the right type!
  7. 7. Getty Images
  8. 8.  Hard Drive  Internal vs. External  Solid-state Drive  Optical Media  CD-ROM  DVD-ROM  Blu-ray
  9. 9.  May be built into the motherboard  Can add more powerful dedicated card which has it’s own dedicated video RAM
  10. 10.  VGA  S-Video  DVI  HDMI  (images not to scale)
  11. 11.  Firewire  Ethernet  WiFi  USB
  12. 12.  Windows  MacOS  Linux  Ubuntu  RedHat  Fedora  32-bit/64-bit
  13. 13.  Does your old one do what you need it to do?  What is your budget?  Do you have special requirements?  No, there isn’t a “best” time to buy.
  14. 14. Michael Sauers Technology Innovation Librarian Nebraska Library Commission michael.sauers@nebraska.gov

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  • Static / Dynamichttp://computer.howstuffworks.com/ram3.htm

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