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The Indispensable PC Hardware Book: Your Hardware Questions Answered by Hans-Peter Messmer

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The Indispensable PC Hardware Book: Your Hardware Questions Answered by Hans-Peter Messmer

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With the intent of answering all those burning questions people have about their personal computers, this text provides advice which will take the user from the basics into the internals of the machine.


"'I have compared this book with others and in my humble opinion The Indispensable PC Hardware Book is superior in every'll definitely feel more comfortable knowing its sitting on your shelf waiting for you should a crisis arise' Bonnie D Raymond, Central Maryland Microcomputer Users Group (CMMUG) "Now fully up to date and even more comprehensive than before this latest edition of The Indispensable PC Hardware Book will continue to amaze and delight with its detailed explanation of every aspect of PC Hardware. Whether you're a newcomer to the field or a veteran systems programmer you'll relish the very latest scoop on hot topics including Pentium Pro, the PCI Chipset and SCSI III.* Detailed explanation of core hardware topics including:all CPUs; 8086/88 to Pentium and Pentium Pro all co-processors; 8087 to i387 AMD processors:Am386 to AM5k86; Cyrix CPUs:386 to 6x86 real, protected and virtual 8086 mode with Pentium enhancements addressing, segmentation and paging extended and expanded memory ports, registers and I/O address space BIOS and register programming ST412/506, AT-Bus, IDE, DI, SCSI I/II/III interrupts, exceptions and NMI RAM, ROM, EPROM, EEPROM, flash memories page mode, static, statics column mode, serial mode, memory interleaving. *Unique coverage of upgrades and clones, overdrives and SLs. *PC architectures from XT via ISA, EISA, MCA to VLB and PCI. *Mass storage and interfaces; parallel, serial and PCMCIA. *Multimedia, concepts and programming of sound cards. *Extensive appendices to provide you with a lasting programming reference.

Additional Information

SKU GOR001472193
Title The Indispensable PC Hardware Book: Your Hardware Questions Answered
Author By (author) Hans-Peter Messmer
Contributor No
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Pearson Education Limited
Year Published 1997
Page Number 1408
ISBN 0201403994
ISBN13 9780201403992
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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