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PC Architecture 2007-02-08 20:45:11 Description: Well illustrated (high level) text describing architecture of personal computers.
Author(s): Karbo, Michael
License: Some Restrictions (includes GNU)
Type: Book
Format: HTML
Price: Free for personal use
URL: http://www.karbosguide.com/
ReviewText: Contents are:
  • PC Architecture. Preface.
  • Chapter 1. The PC, history and logic.
  • Chapter 2. The Von Neumann model.
  • Chapter 3. A data processor.
  • Chapter 4. Intro to the motherboard.
  • Chapter 5. It all starts with the CPU.
  • Chapter 6. The CPU and the motherboard.
  • Chapter 7. The south bridge.
  • Chapter 8. Inside and around the CPU.
  • Chapter 9. Moores Law.
  • Chapter 10. The cache.
  • Chapter 11. The L2 cache.
  • Chapter 12. Data and instructions.
  • Chapter 13. FPUs and multimedia.
  • Chapter 14. Examples of CPUs.
  • Chapter 15. The evolution of the Pentium 4.
  • Chapter 16. Choosing a CPU.
  • Chapter 17. The CPUs immediate surroundings.
  • Chapter 18. Overclocking.
  • Chapter 19. Different types of RAM.
  • Chapter 20. RAM technologies.
  • Chapter 21. Advice on RAM.
  • Chapter 22. Chipsets and hubs.
  • Chapter 23. Data for the monitor.
  • Chapter 24. Intro to the I/O system.
  • Chapter 25. From ISA to PCI Express.
  • Chapter 26. The CPU and the motherboard.
  • Chapter 27. Inside and around the CPU.
  • Chapter 28. The cache.
  • Chapter 29. Data and instructions.
  • Chapter 30. Inside the CPU.
  • Chapter 31. FPUs and multimedia.
  • Chapter 32. Examples of CPUs.
  • Chapter 33. Choosing a CPU.
  • Chapter 34. The CPUs immediate surroundings.
  • Chapter 35. Different types of RAM.
  • Chapter 36. Chipsets and hubs.
  • Chapter 37. Data for the monitor.
  • Chapter 38. The PCs I/O system.
  • Chapter 39. From ISA to PCI.
  • Chapter 40. I/O buses using IRQs.
  • Chapter 41. Check your adapters.
  • Chapter 42. I/O and The south bridge.
  • Chapter 43. SCSI, USB and Firewire.
  • Chapter 44. Hard disks, ATA and SATA.
  • Chapter 45. System software. A small glossary.

Keywords: ISA , PCI , USB , SCSI , RAM , cache , PC , personal computer , Von Neumann , motherboard , CPU , north bridge , south bridge , FPU , SATA , ATA , Firewire
Submitter: EE HomePage Editorial Staff
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