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ITE lab 1.4.7

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Below is a link to a file with everything stripped out but the questions that need to be answered. Read through the lab on this page, complete the required steps, and fill in the answers. Once you've completed the lab,submit it to ite-instructors@ciscovision.org. Note that this template is zipped due to size restrictions.

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1.4.7 Worksheet: Research Computer Components

In this worksheet, you will use the Internet, a newspaper, or a local store to gather information about the components you will need to complete your customer’s computer. Be prepared to discuss your selections.

Part 1

1. Your customer already owns the case described in the table below.

Brand and Model Number Features Cost
Cooler Master, CAC-T05-UW ATX Mid Tower; ATX, Micro ATX compatible form factor; 2 External 5.25” drive bays; 2 External 3.5” drive bay; 2 Internal 5.25” drive bays; 7 expansion slots; USB, Firewire, Audio ports

2. Search the Internet, a newspaper, or a local store to research a power supply compatible with the components that your customer owns. Enter the brandname and model number, features and cost.

3. Your customer already owns the motherboard described in the table below.

Brand and Model Number Features Cost
GIGABYTE, GA-965P-DS3 LGA 775; DDR2 800; PCI Express x16; SATA 3.0Gb/s interface; 1.8V-2.4V RAM voltage; 1066/800/533MHz Front Side Bus; 4 Memory Slots; Dual Channel Memory Supported; ATA100 connector; RAID 0/1; 4 USB 2.0 ports; ATX Form Factor

4. Search the Internet, a newspaper, or a local store to research a CPU compatible with the components that your customer owns. Enter the brand name and model number, features and cost.

5. Search the Internet, a newspaper, or a local store to research a cooling device compatible with the components that your customer owns. Enter the brand name and model number, features and cost.

6. Search the Internet, a newspaper, or a local store to research RAM compatible with the components that your customer owns. Enter the brand name and model number, features and cost.

7. Your customer already owns the hard disk drive described in the table below.

Brand and Model Number Features Cost
Seagate ST3400620AS 400 GB; 7200 RPM; 16 MB Cache; SATA 3.0Gb/s interface $119.99

8. Search the Internet, a newspaper, or a local store to research a video adapter card compatible with the components that your customer owns. Enter the brand name and model number, features and cost.

Part 2

1. List three components that must have the same or compatible form factor.

2. List three components that must conform to the same socket type.

3. List two components that must utilize the same front side bus speed.

4. List three considerations when you choose memory.

5. What component must be compatible with every other component of the computer?

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