What is the latest memory used in computers
The quickest memory being used today is called Flash
).However for most computers today
use a form of ram. If you have a chance to see one you will
notice that there are a lot of pins which connect to a circuit
board. Most SDRAM have 168 pins and run at the PC bus board of
133 MHz. You can also find SDRAM with 144 pin running at 100
MHz bus speed. You can purchase from 16 MB to 4 GB so far. Prices
are continually coming down for example a 1 GB memory chip in
April for a Apple lap top cost around 450 dollars Canadian. Today
that same memory chip is about $256.00.
What is a GeForce2 MX 4AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) graphics
This the next generation of video graphic cards. With the on
slaughter of heavy graphic using computer games, the older cards
could not keep up with all of the demands. So this is one of
those cards that can meet the games needs of today. The GeForce
2 MX 4x AGPThis video cards has up to 32 MB of video RAM at avalable
to use. This AGP card fits in a slot designed just for it on
the mother board.
What does Kbps mean on my 56K modem?
A 56K is considered to be four times faster than a 33.3K modem.
stands for (kilo bits per seconds) However many phone lines will not allow you
to achieve the 56K maximum. At most these modem will achieve
some where around 46K. This modem is the last generation installed
by computer manufactures. All computers in North America are
being configured to use cable or DSL which is able to download
graphics, music and video at astonishing faster download time.
To see how fast your connection is go here.
If you try this test at different times, during your time on
line notice that there is an inconsistance in speed.
What is a PCI and what is it used for?
PCI stands for (Peripheral component
interconnect). When you want to add a circet board to your computer
it will be called and PCI board