Computer and Networking Lab
Tom Kelliher, CS 102
Feb. 3, 2002
Quiz on Friday. Question and answer period Wednesday. Sample quiz and
Read 2.1--5. Online quiz.
Hardware show and tell.
AUPs, passwords, viruses.
- Why buy more RAM when my PC is slow?
- What is a basic PC today? Why might I want more or less?
- 2.0 GHz Intel or AMD processor.
- 128--256 MB RAM (watch out for video sharing).
- 40 GB hard drive.
- CD-ROM, CD-RW, or DVD-ROM drive.
- 56K modem and/or network interface card.
- Audio card, speakers.
- 15'' or 17'' monitor (often not included).
- Basic $100 inkjet printer (often not included).
- Notebook PCs.
- Good brands. Good places to buy.
- Why might I want a MAC?
Thomas P. Kelliher
Mon Feb 3 09:39:01 EST 2003