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A hardware/software quiz me and a friend made


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#1 TEB

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Posted 24 September 2005 - 04:25 PM

Its Really interesting to really find out how much you really know:


Section One-Hardware
1. What is the socket form factor, on Intel’s Pentium4 3.0E ghz HT?

2. What is the highest grade chipset ATI offers on the Radeon video cards with a 128bit graphics controller?

3. What speed does PC3200 DDR ram run at? What is the difference between DDR, DDR2, DDR3, GDDR3 etc..

4. Name all of the different voltages of the types of AGP. 1x, 2x, 4x, and 8x
5. what is AMDs latest chain of CPUs?

6. What is RAID?What does it do?

7. Name all of the different types of HDD’s commonly used today.(not brand names u n00b!)

8. What is the most common frequency 802.11b and 802.11g wireless routers broadcast on?

9. What video card is over all faster?The Asus Ati Radeon x800XT or the Leadtek Nvidia GeForce 6800ultra?

10. What size drive bay would a zip drive fit in?

Section 2-Software
1. What is sp2? What is the purpose of it?

2. Who made mIRC?

3. What is the latest version of McAfee Internet Security software?
4. Explain the difference between WinZip and WinRAR?

5. What is the formal name for software that you install onto your computer to get some piece of hardware to communicate with the OS and just basically work with the computer in general?

6. What company made Doom3?

7. What are Basic and C+ +?

8. Name at least 3 web browsers besides IE5 sp2.

9. What simple OS are all Microsoft operating systems based on, just with a fancy looking GUI?

10. Name at least 4 Linux Kernels.

Section 3-Vocab/abbreviations/file extensions- For the numbers 1-20 tell what type of file it is and what the extension stands for
1. .cpp
2. .exe
3. .jpg
4. .iso
5. .doc
6. .bsp
7. .vbs
8. .dll
9. .cab
10. .gif
11. .wad
12. .sys
13. .mp3
14. .wma.
15. .tmp
16. .nls
17. .zip
18. .rar
19. txt
20. .bmp

21. what does USB stand for, and what is USB?

22. how fast does USB1, and USB2 run at?

23. Is firewire faster than USB2?

24. What type of connection end is used for Category5 ethernet cables?

25. What does IRC stand for?

26. What does SATA stand for?

27. What does sp2 stand for?

28. what does IE stand for?

29. What does AGP stand for?

30. what about PCI?

31. what does DIMM stand for? What is a DIMM?

32. what does DDR stand for?

33. What does hexadecimal mean?

34. What does the number 65536 mean to you?

35. What does HTML and HTTP stand for?

36. and FTP?

37. what does NIC mean? What is a NIC?

38. what does WiFi mean? What is WiFi?

39. what does CPU stand for?GPU?

Section 4-Miscellaneous
1. What are some common key commands to get into the BIOS on a ASUS or ASRock Motherboard? What is the BIOS?

2. What is the protocol for file transfers that uses torrents? What application opens torrents?

3. What web browser is really nooby and will most likely give u spyware?!
4. Who made Linux?

5. Who started Microsoft?(ok seriously…cmon)

6. What are virus definitions?

7. What is the difference between adware and spyware?

8. What is a Trojan?

9. Define Codec

10. what is the latest version of Windows Media Player?

11. What are the two companies that have a rivalry going for video cards?

12. What is FSB or front side bus?

13. What is a WEP encryption

14. Define Hexadecimal

15. What is COM and LPT?

16. What are TCP and UDP ports?

17. What does it mean to “forward” a port

18. what is NAT?

19. What is AGP fastwrites?

20. What is AGP aperture size?

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#2 legoman786

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Posted 24 September 2005 - 06:57 PM

Section One-Hardware
1. What is the socket form factor, on Intel’s Pentium4 3.0E ghz HT?

LGA 775
2. What is the highest grade chipset ATI offers on the Radeon video cards with a 128bit graphics controller?
Radeon X800XT AGP (newegg's got it for $275)
3. What speed does PC3200 DDR ram run at? What is the difference between DDR, DDR2, DDR3, GDDR3 etc..
IDK
4. Name all of the different voltages of the types of AGP. 1x, 2x, 4x, and 8x
IDK
5. what is AMDs latest chain of CPUs?
IDK
6. What is RAID?What does it do?
IDK
7. Name all of the different types of HDD’s commonly used today.(not brand names u n00b!)
ATA-133, SATA, SATA-II
8. What is the most common frequency 802.11b and 802.11g wireless routers broadcast on?
IDK
9. What video card is over all faster?The Asus Ati Radeon x800XT or the Leadtek Nvidia GeForce 6800ultra?
IDK, IMO I prefer the nVidia
10. What size drive bay would a zip drive fit in?
The floppy drive bay (IDK the size)

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#3 TEB

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Posted 25 September 2005 - 01:51 AM

Section One-Hardware
1. What is the socket form factor, on Intel’s Pentium4 3.0E ghz HT?

LGA 775
2. What is the highest grade chipset ATI offers on the Radeon video cards with a 128bit graphics controller?
Radeon X800XT AGP (newegg's got it for $275)
3. What speed does PC3200 DDR ram run at? What is the difference between DDR, DDR2, DDR3, GDDR3 etc..
IDK
4. Name all of the different voltages of the types of AGP. 1x, 2x, 4x, and 8x
IDK
5. what is AMDs latest chain of CPUs?
IDK
6. What is RAID?What does it do?
IDK
7. Name all of the different types of HDD’s commonly used today.(not brand names u n00b!)
ATA-133, SATA, SATA-II
8. What is the most common frequency 802.11b and 802.11g wireless routers broadcast on?
IDK
9. What video card is over all faster?The Asus Ati Radeon x800XT or the Leadtek Nvidia GeForce 6800ultra?
IDK, IMO I prefer the nVidia
10. What size drive bay would a zip drive fit in?
The floppy drive bay (IDK the size)

nice try lol, try google it has all the answers to this quiz.




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