How to boot a laptop from a flash drive?
In order for us to be able to boot the laptop from a flash drive, disk, or other media, the so-called hot keys were invented, allowing you to get into…

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Computer system unit, device and composition
So, what does the computer system unit consist of? An important clarification here is that under the word “computer” different people can mean, oddly enough, different things: a monitor, a…

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Types of Printers
Do you know what types of printers are? There were no monitors before, and the information was printed exclusively on paper, so the printer can be called the first output…

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Integrated graphics card

An integrated video card (it is also often called an integrated or “onboard” video card) is part of the chipset system logic of the computer motherboard (part of the chipset). The integrated video card is usually located inside the chip of its “north bridge”.

Do not worry if you do not yet fully understand what is at stake (some kind of “bridges”, etc.) we will talk about the motherboard device in more detail in the following sections. So far, we are only interested in the integrated video card. The photo shows a typical example of integrated video on the motherboard.

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Computer video card and its purpose

A video card is that device with which the image is displayed on the monitor. Those. without a video card, we won’t see any text or images on the screen, and in general, computer operation without a video card is impossible.

There are two types of video cards: external video cards (discrete) and built-in (onboard from English “On board” – on the board). Let’s look at these concepts together in more detail. There are two monopolists on the external video card market now. These are California-based Nvidia and Canadian ATI Technologies. In 2006, the latter was also purchased by the American processor company AMD (Advanced MIcro Devices). Continue reading

Sound card for computer

Sound card is an integral attribute of a multimedia computer. Previously, when PCs were ancient and terribly slow, you had to buy a sound card for a computer separately, select the necessary type of connector, install it, and then carefully configure it in the right program. Who remembers what DOS applications are, he will understand me 🙂

Now – everything is much simpler! Sound cards for computers are divided into several categories:

made in the form of a separate printed circuit board, installed inside the system unit (discrete)
integrated (on board), which are an integral part of the motherboard
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Error starting Windows 10 Technical Preview
When you start Windows 10 Technical Preview, a blue screen appears with the following contents: Recovery Your PC / Device needs to be repaired. A component of the OS has…

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Computer RAM
So, the computer's RAM, which is also called volatile. She - DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory) - dynamic random access memory or random access memory, in abbreviated form - RAM.…

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DIY RAM installation
Do-it-yourself installation of RAM should be done in a case in which there is already a fixed motherboard and processor. Something like this: Do-it-yourself RAM installation In the photo above…

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Error 0xC1900101
An error starting with 0xC1900101 is usually a driver error. If you see any of these error codes, follow the steps below to resolve the issue. If these steps do…

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