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Graphics cards, communications, motherboards, etc.

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central processing unit

Computer; Computer hardware

The central processing unit (CPU) is the portion of a computer system that carries out the instructions of a computer program, to perform the basic arithmetical, logical, and input/output operations ...

random access memory

Computer; Computer hardware

Random access memory (RAM) is a form of computer data storage.

read-only memory

Computer; Computer hardware

Read-only memory (ROM) is a class of storage medium used in computers and other electronic devices.

synchronous dynamic random access memory

Computer; Computer hardware

Synchronous dynamic random access memory (SDRAM) is dynamic random access memory (DRAM) that is synchronized with the system bus.


Computer; Computer hardware

A cache is a component that transparently stores data so that future requests for that data can be served faster.

peripheral component interconnection

Computer; Computer hardware

Peripheral component interconnection (PCI) is an advanced interconnection structure with features superior than other interconnections.

laser disc

Computer; Computer hardware

Laser disc (LD) was a home video format and the first commercial optical disc storage medium.

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