PC30 Ch8 Supporting I/O and Storage Devices

  1. 1. What command can you enter in the Search box to launch Device Manager?
  2. 2. Which is faster, an eSATA-600 port or a FireWire 800 port?
  3. 3. What is the speed for Hi-Speed USB?
    480 Mbps
  4. 4. How many times faster is a Hi-Speed USB port than an Original USB port running at 12 Mbps?
    40 times faster
  5. 5. Which is faster, USB 3.0 or eSATA 600?
    eSATA 600
  6. 6. Which is faster, Wi-Fi 802.11n or Bluetooth?
    Wi-Fi 802.11n
  7. 7. How many pins does a FireWire 800 port have?
    9 pins
  8. 8. What type of wireless transmission requires a line-of-sight clearance?
  9. 9. Will a printer rated to use USB 3.0 work when you connect the printer’s USB cable into a USB 2.0 port on your computer?
    Yes, but at the USB 2.0 speed.
  10. 10. What is the easiest way to tell if a USB port on a notebook computer is using the USB 3.0 standard?
    Check the color of the port, which is blue.
  11. 11. For an LCD monitor, what is the best resolution to use?
    The native resolution
  12. 12. Which gives a better measurement for the quality of an LCD monitor, the contrast ratio or the dynamic contrast ratio?
    The contrast ratio
  13. 13. Which type port gives the best output, a composite out port or an S-Video port?
    An S-Video port
  14. 14. What command do you use to find out what version of DirectX your video card is using?
  15. 15. Name two types of ports a keyboard might use.
    PS/2, USB
  16. 16. Which Windows utility is most likely the one to use when uninstalling an expansion card?
    Device Manager
  17. 17. Would you expect all the devices listed in BIOS setup to also be listed in Device Manager? Would you expect all devices listed in Device Manager to also be listed in BIOS setup?
    Yes, no
  18. 18. Why is it best to leave a slot empty between two expansion cards?
    To improve air flow
  19. 19. Which speaker port should you use when connecting a single speaker to a PC?
    The lime green audio port
  20. 20. What type of adapter card allows you to watch TV using your computer?
    TV tuner card
  21. 21. What type of file system is used by Blu-ray discs?
  22. 22. What type of file system is used by SDXC memory cards?
  23. 23. What two types of interfaces might be used by an internal DVD drive?
    SATA or IDE (PATA)
  24. 24. How much data can a CD hold?
    700 MB
  25. 25. How much data can a double-sided, dual-layer DVD hold?
    Advertised as 17 GB but actually 15.90 GB
  26. 26. How much data can a double-sided, single-layer BD hold?
    25 GB
  27. 27. Which costs more, a CD-R or a CD-RW disc?
  28. 28. Which type of flash memory card is currently the smallest type of card?
    MicroSD, also the same size as MicroSDHC and MicroSDXC
  29. 29. What are the group of standards that represent music in digital form?
  30. 30. Why might a musical keyboard have two MIDI ports?
    One MIDI port for output and one MIDI port for input
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PC30 Ch8 Supporting I/O and Storage Devices
PC30 Ch8 Supporting I/O and Storage Devices