What is the general name of the processor feature that AMD calls HyperTransport?
What is the transfer rate of a 64-bit module running at 1600 MHz?
12800 MB/second
Which statement is true regarding DIMM technologies?
SDRAM runs synchronized with the system clock
Modern desktop motherboards and laptop motherboards all utilize what what two types of DRAM respectively?
Match each item with a statement

1)an older type of memory module designed by RAMBUS

2)double-sided DIMMs that provide more than one bank

3)compares bits written to a memory module to what is later read from the module, and it can detect and correct an error in a single bit of the byte.

4)a technology that allows a processor to handle more than one group of instructions

5)the factor used to determine clock speed between the processor and FSB

6)an error checking technology used by older SIMMs

7)the number of clock cycles it takes to write or read a row of data

8)the speed at which the processor operates internally and is measured in gigahertz

9)a DIMM module with memory chips installed onto one side only

10)a task or group of instructions executed by the CPU


2)dual ranked





7)RAS latency

8)processor frequency



Where can the Execute Disable Bit (EDB) technology be disabled?
In the BIOS / UEFI setup screen
What component of a processor handles all logical comparisons and calculations inside the processor?
What can a DIMM use to hold data and amplify a signal just before the data is written to the module?
Which type of memory can support quad, triple, and dual channels?
A processor housing that contains more than one processor is referred to as what term?
multicore processor
What type of RAM is typically installed onto a motherboard and loses data rapidly, requiring it to be refreshed often?
Multiple processors can be installed in a single processor housing.
What Intel processor technology interconnects the processor, chipset, and wireless network adapter as a unit, improving laptop performance?
DIMMs used in servers can provide additional reliability if they use what specific technology?
What technology in a DIMM informs the BIOS of the module’s size, speed, voltage, and data path width?
What two technologies below are hybrid processors that can handle 32 bit and 64 bit operating systems natively?
EM64T ; AMD64
A DDR4 DIMM running at a speed of 2666 MHz has what PC rating?
What type of processor memory is located on the processor chip (processor die)?
Level 1 cache
The two major manufacturers of processors are Intel and NVIDIA.
Hybrid processors that can process 32 bits or 64 bits are known by what term?
x86-64 processors
When installing a processor, you must line up the red circle on the processor with the right-angle mark on the motherboard.
Today’s DIMMs use a 64-bit data path.
After installing the processor, if the system begins the boot process and suddenly turns off before completing the boot, the processor is most likely overheating.
When populating a motherboard with DIMM modules, what configuration option will not work?
mixing unbuffered with registered
What is the most likely result of a correctly installed processor, but an incorrectly installed cooler?
boot process begins, but system suddenly turns off after a short period
What are the two different ways of measuring access timing for memory?
CAS latency & RAS latency
Which of the following is NOT the name of a current family of Intel processors?
What component of a processor holds instructions waiting to be processed by the ALU?
internal memory cache
A DDR4 DIMM with a PC rating of PC4-17000 is running at what speed?
2133 MHz
What are the two names used by Intel and AMD respectively that refer to the Execute Disable Bit (EDB) technology?
eXecute Disable (XD) & Enhanced Virus Protection
What two different DIMM technologies below can be used in a quad channel configuration?

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