CT4005NI Lecture 1: Computer Hardware and Software Architectures

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What is another name for computer cases?

Housing

Which component of the computer is designed to keep the internal components cool?

Case Fans

What does the acronym ATX stand for in relation to computer cases?

Advanced Technology Extended

What type of connectors are designed to be inserted in only one direction?

Keyed Connectors

What does PSU stand for in the context of computer components?

Power Supply Unit

What do Modular Power Supply Units offer as an advantage?

Detachable power cables

Which connector is used to power PATA hard disks in Power Supply Units?

Molex Connector

What component contains the buses and electrical pathways found in a computer?

'Motherboard'

What is the maximum size of Micro ATX form factor motherboard?

9.6 x 9.6 inch

What is the function of Mini-Molex / Berg Connector (4-Pin) in Power Supply Units?

Powers PATA hard disks

What is the primary function of a computer case?

To provide a framework for internal components and offer protection

Which of the following components is NOT typically part of a computer case?

Monitors

What is the role of the operating system in a computer system?

To support and manage computer hardware and software applications

In the context of a computer system, what does IT stand for?

Information Technology

Which material is NOT typically used in making computer cases?

Glass

What is the primary function of the power supply unit in a computer case?

To convert electrical energy into usable power for the computer

What is the primary function of a computer case?

To provide a framework for the internal components and offer protection

What is the purpose of the operating system in a computer system?

To support and manage computer hardware and software applications

Which of the following is NOT typically part of a computer case?

Monitors

What is another name for computer cases?

Chassis

What component contains the buses and electrical pathways found in a computer?

Motherboard

What does PSU stand for in the context of computer components?

Power Supply Units

What is the purpose of a modular power supply unit?

To have detachable power cables for better cable management

Which connector in power supply units is used to power PATA hard disks?

Molex Connector

What is the main function of a computer case?

To keep the internal components cool

Which form factor has a maximum size of 6.7 x 6.7 inches?

Mini ITX

What is the role of the motherboard in a computer system?

To contain the buses and electrical pathways found in a computer

What is the function of the Mini-Molex / Berg Connector (4-Pin) in Power Supply Units?

To power PATA hard disks

Test your knowledge on the introduction to personal computers, information technology, computer systems, and components such as computer cases, power supply units, color coding of power supply units, and different types of motherboard form factor.

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