2017-10-02 HW10

posted Oct 2, 2017, 6:06 AM by Samuel Konstantinovich   [ updated Oct 2, 2017, 2:46 PM ]

Goal Computer Parts!

General Parts:



You cannot see the CPU because it is covered by a heatsink:

The CPU fits on the motherboard:



Types of memory (storage)

Volatile vs Long Term 

HDD vs SSD
  -Hdd has magnetic platters.
  -SSD has NAND flash storage. (One of the best upgrades for an older system)

Units of measurement
Bytes - 8 bits
Kilobyte - 1000 bytes  (actually sometimes 1024)
Megabyte - 1000 kilobytes
Gigabyte - etc.
Terabyte 
Petabyte - more than most home users would have.


HW10: 
-Open the correct google document for your period!
-Pick an unclaimed vocabulary word on the google doc.
-Write your name next to it BEFORE you do any research. (thus claiming it)
-Research that word, and write a definition in your own words. ANY PARAPHRASING is dishonest. You need to read about it, and figure out a way to describe it yourself!
-(You are submitting in two places now)
    -1 Paste your definition into the google doc.
    -2 Submit your word and definition on the homework server as a comment under HW10 slot.






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