Glossary

Terms marked with a * are CompTIA acronyms

10000 rpm Spin rate of a high-performance SATA hard disk.

104-key keyboard Keyboard layout with Windows and right-click keys added to the old 101-key layout.

1.8-in drive Form factor for an SSD or hard disk drive suitable for use in a tablet or thin laptop.

20-pin ATX Power supply connector used by version 1.x of the ATX motherboard form factor standard.

24-pin ATX Power supply connector used by current version 2.x of the ATX motherboard form factor standard.

2.5-in drive Form factor for an SSD, hybrid drive, or hard disk drive suitable for use in a laptop or desktop computer.

32-bit architecture Architecture used by x86 processors.

32-bit Windows Versions of Windows optimized for x86 processors; ...

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