Chapter 5

Custom Configurations

The following CompTIA A+ 220-801 objectives are covered in this chapter:

  • 1.9 Evaluate and select appropriate components for a custom configuration, to meet customer specifications or needs.
    • Graphic / CAD / CAM design workstation
    • Powerful processor
    • High-end video
    • Maximum RAM
    • Audio/Video editing workstation
    • Specialized audio and video card
    • Large fast hard drive
    • Dual monitors
    • Virtualization workstation
    • Maximum RAM and CPU cores
    • Gaming PC
    • Powerful processor
    • High-end video/specialized GPU
    • Better sound card
    • High-end cooling
    • Home Theater PC
    • Surround sound audio
    • HDMI output
    • HTPC compact form factor
    • TV tuner
    • Standard thick client
    • Desktop applications
    • Meets recommended requirements for running Windows
    • Thin client
    • Basic ...

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