Friday, May 20, 2011

Computer Acronyms

  • AGP = Accelerated Graphics Port
  • AMD = Advanced Micro Devices
  • ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange
  • ATX = Advanced Technology Extended
  • ADSL = Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
  • BIOS = Basic Input Output System
  • CMOS = Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
  • CD = Compact Disk
  • CDR = Compact Disk Recorder
  • CDROM = Compact Disk Read Only Memory
  • CDRW = Compact Disk Re-Writer
  • CDFS = Compact Disk File System
  • DPI = Dots Per Inch
  • DIMM = Dual Inline Memory Module
  • DSL = Digital Subscriber Line
  • DVD = Digital Versatile Disk
  • DVD-RAM = Digital Versatile Disk Read Access Memory
  • DDR = Double Data Rate. Some times called as Double Dynamic RAM
  • DRAM = Dynamic Random Access Memory
  • EPROM = Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
  • EEPROM = Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
  • FTP = File Transfer Protocol
  • FDD = Floppy Disk Drive
  • FDC = Floppy Disk Controller
  • FSB = Front Side Bus
  • FAT = File Allocation Table
  • HDD = Hard Disk Drive
  • IP = Internet Protocol
  • IDE = Integrated Drive Electronics
  • IRQ = Interrupt Request
  • Kbps = Kilobytes Per Second
  • LAN = Local Area Network
  • LCD = Liquid Crystal Display
  • LED = Light Emitting Diode
  • MMX = Multi Media Extensions
  • MAC = Media Access Control
  • Mhz = Mega Hertz
  • Mbps = Megabytes Per Second
  • MAN = Metropolitan Area Network
  • NIC = Network Interface Card
  • NTFS = New Technology File System
  • OEM = Original Equipment Manufacturer
  • POST = Power On Self Test
  • PnP = Plug n Play
  • PCB = Printed Circuit Board
  • PCI = Parallel Communication Interface
  • ROM = Read Only Memory
  • RAID = Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks
  • RDRAM = Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory
  • SDRAM = Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
  • SVGA = Super Video Graphics Array
  • SCSI = Small Computer System Interface
  • SATA = Serial Advanced Technology Attachment
  • TCP = Transmission Control Protocol
  • VGA = Video Graphics Array
  • VPN = Virtual Private Networking
  • WAN = Wide Area Network
  • XMS = Extended Memory Specification
  • XT = Extended Technology

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