1.2.1.13 Lab – Research Computer Components (Answers)

1.2.1.13 Lab – Research Computer Components (Answers)

Use the Internet, trade publications, or a local store to gather information about the components you will need to complete your customer’s computer. Information is provided for the components that your customer already has. Use these specifications to make sure that the components you research are compatible with the components your customer already owns. Be prepared to discuss your selections.

Step 1: Answer the following PC component questions.

a. List three components that must have the same compatible form factor.
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b. List three components that must conform to the same socket type.
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c. List two components that must utilize the same front side bus speed.
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d. List three considerations when you choose memory.
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e. What component must be compatible with every other component of the computer?
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Step 2: Perform research for compatible components for your customer.

Your customer already owns the components described in the table below.

Component Brand and Model Number Features Cost
Case NZXT
Source 210
ATX Mid Tower
2 x USB 2.0 Front Ports
Bottom Mounted PSU
Wire Management Support
Dual 120mm Front Intake
Also fits 2 x 120/140mm fan
$39.99
Motherboard ASUS
H97-PRO Gamer
LGA 1150
Core i7 / i5 / i3
Intel H97 Chipset
DDR3 1600/1333 MHz Non-ECC,
Un-buffered
32GB Maximum
Dual Channel Memory Supported
1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16
2 x PCI Express x1
4 x SATA 6Gb/s
4 x USB 3.0
$104.99
Hard Drive Western Digital
WD5000AAKX
SATA 6.0Gb/s
500GB
7200 RPM
16MB Cache
$52.99

Search the Internet, trade publications, or a local store to research the following components, make sure they are compatible with the components that your customer owns. Enter the specifications in the table below.

Component Brand and Model Number Features Cost
Power Supply
CPU
Heatsink/Fan
RAM
Video Adaptor Card

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