Card Set Information
Chapter 3-chapter 1 is really chapter 2 and chapter 1 is just the intro so no cards
What are the 3 steps to installing a CPU?
1. homework --correct mobo with correct processor
3. Heatsink and fan
How do you determine compatibility of CPU to MOBO?
1. AMD or Intel?
2.Pin grid array (pga) or land grid array (lga)
(pins or flat)-beware of sockets
3.CPU speed-determined by the chipset and bios on mobo
How do you adjust CMOS settings?
1. manually with a jumper on the mobo
2. with software
3 changing a cmos setting
what is it called when you deliberately change these settings to enhance performance;
How do you overclock?
1. increase the bus speed
2. increase the voltage slightly to the CPU
True or false-
it is safe to do both of the previous things at the same time
false- 1 at a time and document what you have done
What does CMOS clear do?
brings cmos back to default settings