What is the advantage of DMA?

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Devices that use DMA provide one significant advantage over devices that do not. What is this advantage?

A) Devices that can use DMA are designed for low power consumption, making them perfect for laptops.

B) DMA-capable hard drives have much higher seek times than those drives that don’t support DMA.

C) A device that supports DMA supports faster CPUs than those devices without DMA support.

D) A DMA-capable device can communicate directly with memory, bypassing the CPU.

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