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\015 How many companies are there which manufactures the Processor,Motherboard. How many types of slots are there on Motherboard, in which slot VGA card was inserted and its name and how to configure BIOS and CIMOS setting.\015

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Normal 0 \015\012You have a lot of questions. I guess to answer the first,there are only really 2 consumer CPU manufactures ADM and INTEL. As for other boards, there would be 5-10. ASUS and Gigabyte are the two I buy the most for my customers. There are many different types of slots. You want to find amotherboard that will fit your needs. Some of the ones you want to look for are2 or more SATA connecter, 1 PATA connector, 2 RAM slots (I like to have 4), twoPCI expansion ports, and one 1 or more (SLI) AGP (the newest one would becalled PCI-E v. 1 and now v.2). As for the BIOS/CMOS they are usuallyconfigures by hitting a certain key during the first part of the boot process.

A VGA adapter is usually a generic term used to describe asoftware graphics card or what is used when no specific GPU drive is installed.For instance, your computer screen goes blank for a second and comes back allpixilated. That’s an instance where your regular graphics driver failed and ageneric VGA driver was loaded so that basic output can be displayed on themonitor.

I hope this helped. Personally, I go to Fry’s and take alook at what’s out for the type of CPU I want to use and what I need to use thecomputer for and then I consider price and then I buy.

Good luck.
Eryk V.
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