Types And Description Models Functions Support Multiprocessing

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Define/Describe of Microcomputers:

Microcomputer is a complete computer designed for the individual (PC). The motherboard contains a microprocessor (CPU), Read-Only Memory and Random Access Memory, I/O ports and a bus (transmission path). Microcomputers are smaller in size than mainframes and minicomputers. (BusinessDictionary, n.d.)

Types & Description Models Functions Support Multiprocessing? Environment to Used
Personal computer

Affordable small devices designed to be use by one person at the time. (Bytes notes, 2013) HP Pavilion 500-242ea • Accepting data
• Processing data
• Displaying data
• Storing data Yes • Home,
• business,
• Networking,
• gaming,
• real time
Video game console

Device that output a video signal to display and play video games on a separate TV or monitor. (Anon., 2014) (The computer language company , 1981-2014) Playstation 4 • Same functions as personal computer
• graphics processing unit (GPU) Yes • Home,
• Networking,
• Gaming,
• real time
Mobile computer

Portable device designed to offer the same functions as PC. (Anon., 1981-2014) Samsung
Galaxy A5 • Accepting data
• Processing data
• Displaying data
• Storing data Yes • Home,
• business,
• networking,
• gaming,
• real time

Task 1.3: Compare different types of computer systems

Define/Describe of Minicomputers:

Minicomputer is complete computer designed for multi-users. It is a multiprocessing system capable to support up to 200 simultaneous users. Minicomputers stand-alone…

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