Chapter 2 Turning Data into Something You Can Use © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 2000 Processing Hardware FAQs
Is a megabyte exactly a megabyte? <ul><li>No, the hardware industry has rounded off the measurement for advertising purpos...
Processors and RAM <ul><li>Can I not just buy a faster processor and put it in my machine? </li></ul><ul><li>Processors mu...
Processor Upgrade Compatibility <ul><li>The motherboard and BIOS must be compatible with the new processor </li></ul><ul><...
Finally... <ul><li>RAM must be compatible with the CPU </li></ul><ul><li>The computer or motherboard manufacturer has the ...
<ul><li>Is it cheaper to buy a new system than upgrade components? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rule 1: Never upgrade or buy a ne...
Do I Need That Speed? <ul><li>In general, processor speeds have outpaced business applications </li></ul><ul><li>If you wo...
Main Memory <ul><li>Increasing RAM? Older Intel chips may not process well as memory exceeds 64 MG </li></ul><ul><li>Mothe...
Focus on PC Purchasing <ul><li>Research online evaluations of PCs performance, manufacturing support, and capabilities </l...
Power Supply <ul><li>Consider your needs and check the specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Surge protectors </li></ul><ul><li...
Motherboard <ul><li>Review motherboard capabilities before purchasing a system </li></ul><ul><li>Call the manufacturer if ...
Microprocessor <ul><li>Intel and AMD are battling out processor bragging rights at both the low and high end of CPUs </li>...
Compatibility <ul><li>Most software is backward compatible with new chips </li></ul><ul><li>The older the hardware, the le...
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后听着,从家长们的小声议论中听到的都是赞美之词,我不禁有些得意,以后我和赵玉就垄断了中国教育得了,开夫妻店.我要吩咐全国上下所有的老师以后都称教育部长为大王,并称部长夫人为老板娘!
正在我得意忘形的时候有人摇我的胳膊,我一转头,居然是黄家燕——黄家燕是谁?拷那么编者按:黄家燕小姐就是在一师跟秦雨同寝室的那位多嘴的丫头——香港六合彩正笑嘻嘻地摇着大拇指示意我跟香港六合彩出去.
我的苍天哪,走到教室外我就上下打量着香港六合彩说,燕子,你带小孩儿来听英语课?你什么时候结婚的?生了几窝了?
香港六合彩脸红得象柿子,打我一下说,去你的!你才生了几窝呢!我在这里教音乐,没事儿来听听香港六合彩的观摩课怎么你给文化宫打起工来了吗?
嘿嘿嘿,赚点小钱赚点小钱,我说,走,哪儿有冷饮店,哥哥我也奢侈一回,请你喝杯冰水,就一杯啊.
哟!香港六合彩笑着说,两年不见你大方了很多嘛!
那当然!我说,这样吧,偶一高兴,请你喝两杯.
香港六合彩坐在冷饮店里聊起来,一张嘴香港六

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    1. 1. Chapter 2 Turning Data into Something You Can Use © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 2000 Processing Hardware FAQs
    2. 2. Is a megabyte exactly a megabyte? <ul><li>No, the hardware industry has rounded off the measurement for advertising purposes </li></ul><ul><li>In reality, one megabyte is not a million bytes but amount of memory or disk space equal to 1,048,576 bits </li></ul>
    3. 3. Processors and RAM <ul><li>Can I not just buy a faster processor and put it in my machine? </li></ul><ul><li>Processors must use the same type of slot (slot 7, slot 1, slot A, for example) as the motherboard </li></ul>
    4. 4. Processor Upgrade Compatibility <ul><li>The motherboard and BIOS must be compatible with the new processor </li></ul><ul><li>The motherboard must be able to adjust to the new processor’s electrical requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>switches may need to be changed on the motherboard </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Finally... <ul><li>RAM must be compatible with the CPU </li></ul><ul><li>The computer or motherboard manufacturer has the information that you will require </li></ul><ul><li>Check the manufacturer’s Web site for compatibility </li></ul><ul><li>You can upgrade the CPU and RAM at the same time </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Is it cheaper to buy a new system than upgrade components? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rule 1: Never upgrade or buy a new system during times that you absolutely need your computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rule 2: There is no easy answer. Always calculate costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rule 3: Plan on upgrades taking about three times longer than planned, if you do not do these often </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Do I Need That Speed? <ul><li>In general, processor speeds have outpaced business applications </li></ul><ul><li>If you work on graphics, you will need a fast processor </li></ul><ul><li>If you are a gamer, you may also need fast processor </li></ul>
    8. 8. Main Memory <ul><li>Increasing RAM? Older Intel chips may not process well as memory exceeds 64 MG </li></ul><ul><li>Motherboards with VIA and other chipsets do not have this problem </li></ul>
    9. 9. Focus on PC Purchasing <ul><li>Research online evaluations of PCs performance, manufacturing support, and capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pcworld.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pccomputing.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cnet.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.zdnet.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pcmagazine.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.windowsmag.com </li></ul>
    10. 10. Power Supply <ul><li>Consider your needs and check the specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Surge protectors </li></ul><ul><li>UPS </li></ul><ul><li>Consider time needed before shutdown </li></ul>
    11. 11. Motherboard <ul><li>Review motherboard capabilities before purchasing a system </li></ul><ul><li>Call the manufacturer if the information is not readily available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>this will affect future upgrading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tomshardware.com </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Microprocessor <ul><li>Intel and AMD are battling out processor bragging rights at both the low and high end of CPUs </li></ul><ul><li>Determine limitations and differences before purchasing </li></ul>
    13. 13. Compatibility <ul><li>Most software is backward compatible with new chips </li></ul><ul><li>The older the hardware, the less likely that it will install easily and function completely in new systems </li></ul>

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