Acronym List

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Acronyms

Acronyms are used for abbreviation to save time, but in the computer world this can get rather confusing. In order to make things more simple, we've compiled a list of all the acronyms which are associated with hardware ID that we could think of.

AGP

Accelerated Graphics Port

AGP Socket.JPG

BIOS

Basic Input Output System

BIOS.png

CPU

Central Processing Unit

CPU.jpg CPU (2).JPG

DDR

Double Data Rate

DDR stick.jpg

DIMM

Dual Inline Memory Module

SIMM and DIMM.jpg

DRAM

Dynamic Random Access Memory

DVI

Digital Video Interface

DVI Port.jpg Dvi types.png

HDMI

High Definition Multimedia Input

HDMI Port.png HDMI Cord.jpg

IDE

Integrated Drive Electronics

IDE Cable.jpg IDE Port.jpg

LCD/LED

Liquid Crystal Display/ Light Emitting Diode

LCD vs LED.jpg

LGA

Land Grid Array

LGA Socket.jpg

PCI

Peripheral Component Interconnect

PCI Slot.JPG

PCI-E

Peripheral Component Interconnect Express

PCI-E Slot.jpg

POST

Power On Self-Test

POST1.jpg POST2.png

SATA

Serial Advanced Technology Attachment

Sata Cable.jpg Sata Port.jpg

SD-RAM

Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory

SD RAM.jpg

SIMM

Single Inline Memory Module

SIMM 30 pin.jpg SIMM 72 pin.jpg

SODIMM

Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module

SO DIMM.png

USB

Universal Serial Bus

Usb Cord.jpg Usb Port.jpg

VGA

Video Graphic Array

Vga Cable.jpg HD15.jpg

ZIF

Zero Insertion Force

ZIF Socket.jpg