CompTIA A+ Practical Application Objectives Map

Topic Chapter(s)
Domain 1.0 Hardware

1.1 Given a scenario, install, configure, and maintain personal computer components

 

Storage devices

11, 13

HDD

11

SATA

11

PATA

11

Solid state

11

FDD

13

Optical drives

13

CD / DVD / RW / Blu-ray

13

Removable

13

External

11, 13

Motherboards

3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 18, 20, 22

Jumper settings

9

CMOS battery

7, 9

Advanced BIOS settings

7

Bus speeds

8

Chipsets

7

Firmware updates

7

Socket types

3, 5, 9

Expansion slots

8, 9

Memory slots

6

Front panel connectors

9

I/O ports

9, 18

Sound, video, USB 1.1, USB 2.0, serial, IEEE 1394 / Firewire, parallel, NIC, modem, PS/2

3, 18, 19, 20, 22

Power supplies ...

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