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A+ Pop Quiz: Stalled again

A+ Pop Quiz: Stalled again

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Motherboard Expansion Slots and Bus Speeds – CompTIA A+ 220-901 – 1.2

Motherboard Expansion Slots and Bus Speeds – CompTIA A+ 220-901 – 1.2

Last modified on May 25th, 2018 at 6:46 pm

The bus of a motherboard allows communication between different components, and standardized expansion slots provide a way to easily upgrade our computers. In this video, you’ll learn about the bus architectures and how to use expansion slots to customize our PCs.

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Motherboard Expansion Slots and Bus Speeds – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 1.2

Motherboard Expansion Slots and Bus Speeds – CompTIA A+ 220-801: 1.2

Last modified on September 25th, 2019 at 5:03 pm

Motherboard expansion slots come in many different shapes, sizes, and speeds. In this video, you’ll learn about the characteristics and speeds of popular motherboard expansion slots.

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Install the card already

Install the card already

You are installing a PCI card into a desktop computer, and you notice that there are small spacers inside of the PCI slot. What function do these spacers provide?

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It’s that dot-three that gets you

It’s that dot-three that gets you

Last modified on June 24th, 2011 at 7:35 pm

What is one of the unique characteristics of PCI version 2.3?

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The invisible card

The invisible card

Last modified on June 24th, 2011 at 7:40 pm

The Ethernet port on your motherboard has stopped working, so you moved an Ethernet PCI adapter card from another computer to your desktop PC. However, when you start your Windows operating system the PnP adapter card isn’t seen by the operating system. Which of these is the most likely cause of this issue?

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CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.1 – Installing and Configuring Adapter Cards

CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.1 – Installing and Configuring Adapter Cards

Last modified on October 7th, 2019 at 2:03 pm

The modularity of adapter cards has provided us with an infinite number of expansion options for our PCs. In this video, you’ll learn the basics of adapter card installation and the fundamentals of device driver installation.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.9 – Adapter Cards

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.9 – Adapter Cards

Last modified on October 7th, 2019 at 1:59 pm

With adapter cards, we can customize our computers, add new capabilities, and upgrade their features. In this video, you’ll learn about adapter card architectures and the use of adapter cards to extend computer video, multimedia, I/O, and communications.

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CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.2 – Bus Architectures and Expansion Slots

CompTIA A+ 220-701: 1.2 – Bus Architectures and Expansion Slots

Last modified on October 7th, 2019 at 1:41 pm

An important consideration of the very first IBM personal computer was including standardized expansion slots so the end-user could customize their system. In this video, you’ll learn about bus architectures and expansion slots, including PCI, PCI Express, AGP, and CardBus.

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How is PCI Express different than PCI?

How is PCI Express different than PCI?

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 3:52 pm

The PCI Express bus architecture sounds similar to the PCI bus architecture. What is the primary architectural difference between PCI and PCI Express?

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