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Table Of Contents  CertiGuide to A+ (Core Hardware)
 9  Introduction and “Guide to the Guide”

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Terms to Know

To be prepared for the exam, you should be familiar with the meaning of each of these terms:

  • 8086

  • 80386-DX

  • 80386-SX

  • 80486-DX

  • 80486-DX2

  • 80-Conductor

  • 100 Mbps

  • 40-Pin

  • Access Time Density

  • Active LCD

  • Actuator Arm

  • ADC

  • Address Bus

  • AGP

  • AMD

  • Anti-static pad

  • Anti-static strap

  • ASIC

  • AT

  • ATA

  • ATAPI

  • ATDT

  • Athlon

  • ATX

  • ATZ

  • Baby AT

  • Backbone

  • Backside Bus

  • Bandwidth

  • Baud

  • BIOS

  • BNC

  • Bridge

  • Bus

  • Bus Mastering

  • Cable Select

  • Capacitive Keyboard

  • Cat 3

  • Cat 5

  • CAV

  • CD-DA

  • CD-R

  • CD-ROM

  • CD-ROM XA

  • CD-RW

  • Celeron

  • Centronics 36

  • Checksum

  • Chipsets

  • CHS

  • CISC

  • Class A

  • Class B

  • Class C

  • Clusters

  • CLV

  • CMOS

  • Color Depth

  • CPS

  • CRT

  • Cylinders

  • DAC

  • DAT

  • Data Bus

  • DB-9

  • DB-15

  • DB-25

  • DDR SDRAM

  • DHCP

  • DIMM

  • DIN-5

  • DIP

  • DMA

  • DNS

  • Docking Station

  • Dot Matrix

  • Dot Pitch

  • Double Density

  • DRAM

  • Drivers

  • Duplex

  • Duplexing

  • Duron

  • ECC RAM

  • ECP

  • EDO RAM

  • EEPROM

  • EIDE

  • EMI

  • EPP

  • EPROM

  • ESD

  • Ethernet

  • False Parity RAM

  • Fast Ethernet

  • Fast SCSI

  • Fast Wide SCSI

  • FCC

  • FDD

  • Firmware

  • Flash BIOS

  • Flashing

  • Floating Point

  • FM Synthesis

  • Form Factor

  • Frame Buffer

  • Frontside Bus

  • Fusing Assembly

  • Gateway

  • Gigabit Ethernet

  • Hazardous Waste

  • HD-50

  • HD-68

  • Heads

  • High Pin 1

  • High Voltage

  • Host

  • Hot Swapping

  • Hub

  • HVD

  • HVPS

  • I/O Address

  • ID Jumpers

  • IDE

  • IEEE 1284

  • IEEE 1394

  • Infrared

  • Interleaving

  • Interrupt

  • IP Number

  • IPX

  • IrDA

  • IRQ

  • ISA

  • ISO 9660

  • JBOD

  • Landing Zone

  • Latency

  • LCD

  • Level 1 Cache

  • Level 2 Cache

  • Level 3 Cache

  • LUN

  • LVD

  • LVD/MSE

  • M1

  • MAC Address

  • Master

  • MDRAM

  • Memory Controller

  • Memory Effect

  • Memory Mapping

  • Mesh

  • MIDI

  • MiniDIN-6

  • Mirroring

  • Modem

  • NetBEUI

  • Netware

  • NiCD

  • NLX

  • NMI

  • Non-Maskable Interrupt

  • Northbridge

  • Optical Mouse

  • Opto-Mechanical Mouse

  • Packet

  • Parallel

  • Parity

  • Passive LCD

  • PcCard

  • PCI

  • PCMCIA

  • Pentium

  • Pentium II

  • Pentium III

  • Pentium IV

  • Pentium MMX

  • Pentium Pro

  • Photosensitive Drum

  • Piezo-Electric

  • PIO

  • Pixel

  • Platter

  • Plug n Play

  • Port Replication

  • POST

  • Power Good

  • Primary

  • Primary Corona Wire

  • PROM

  • PS/2

  • QAS

  • QIC

  • RAID 0

  • RAID 1

  • RAID 5

  • RAM

  • RAMDAC

  • Read/Write Head

  • Refresh Rate

  • Resolution

  • RFI

  • RG-58

  • Ribbon Cable

  • Ring

  • RISC

  • RJ-11

  • RJ-45

  • ROM

  • Router

  • RS-232C

  • Sag

  • Sample Rate

  • Sample Resolution

  • SCSI

  • SCSI 2

  • SCSI 3

  • SCSI ID

  • SDRAM

  • SE SCSI

  • SEC

  • Secondary

  • Sectors

  • Seek Time

  • Serial

  • SGRAM

  • SIMM

  • Simplex

  • Slave

  • Slot 1

  • Slot 2

  • Slot A

  • SMP

  • Socket 7

  • Socket 8

  • Southbridge

  • SPGA

  • SPI

  • Spindle

  • Spindle Motor

  • SRAM

  • S-Register

  • Star

  • Static

  • STD

  • STP

  • SubNet Mask

  • Super Socket 7

  • SVGA

  • Switch

  • Switched Keyboard

  • System Configuration Summary

  • TCP/IP

  • TCQ

  • Term Power

  • Termination

  • TFT

  • Thermistor

  • Thinnet

  • Thunderbird

  • Token Ring

  • Toner

  • Tracks

  • Transfer Corona Wire

  • Transport Protocol

  • Type 1

  • Type 2

  • Type 3

  • UART

  • UDMA

  • UL 1449

  • Ultra IDE

  • Ultra SCSI

  • Ultra SCSI 160

  • Ultra SCSI 2

  • Ultra SCSI 320

  • Ultra SCSI 640

  • UPS

  • USB

  • UTP

  • V.90

  • VBE

  • VESA

  • VGA

  • VR

  • VRAM

  • VRE

  • Wavetable Synthesis

  • Wide SCSI

  • WORM

  • WRAM

  • Xeon

  • XGA

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