CHAPTER 10Adapter Cards and Peripherals

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Objective 10.01 Input Devices

Objective 10.02 Adapter Cards

Objective 10.03 Output Devices

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At this point in the book, you know about ports, processing, and storage; now it’s time for you to learn about the final step in the computing process—input/ output (I/O). Most input devices plug into ports built into the motherboard, as do some of the common output devices, notably speakers. Other output devices plug into expansion cards that you need to add and configure. This chapter looks at input devices, expansion cards, and output devices.

Objective 10.01 Input Devices

Input devices enable ...

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