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Server+ Certification Training Guide by Server+ Certified Technician Elton Jernigan

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Server Buses

  • 0.5 Identify the various buses that are part of the network server. The major buses include:

    • Memory bus

    • System bus

There are many buses in a network server. Buses are a mechanism for moving data, addresses, and control information between components in the network server. Of particular importance are the memory bus and the system bus. Bus speeds are measured in megahertz (millions of cycles per second). The faster the bus speed, the more work that can be done in a given amount of time. Buses cannot be upgraded without replacing the entire system board in the network server. Therefore, get the fastest bus that is available and that fits the budget for the network server.

Memory Bus

The memory bus connects the main memory with the ...

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