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Digital Design and Computer Architecture, 2nd Edition by Sarah Harris, David Harris

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8

Memory and I/O Systems

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8.1 Introduction

A computer’s ability to solve problems is influenced by its memory system and the input/output (I/O) devices – such as monitors, keyboards, and printers – that allow us to manipulate and view the results of its computations. This chapter investigates these practical memory and I/O systems.

Computer system performance depends on the memory ...

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