Evaluate CPU, RAM, input, output, and peripheral devices as components used in system architecture.

IT332-3: Evaluate CPU, RAM, input, output, and peripheral devices as components used in system architecture.

Assignment Instructions

Write a 3-page paper (2 pages of written content, and 1 diagram) explaining the inner workings of a computer. Include a discussion of the CPU and the concept of single, dual, and multi-core technologies. Also, explain the relation between CPU, memory, and bus. Discuss registers, data moving through the bus, memory allocation, and L cache.

The minimum concepts to cover and explain in the paper are the CPU, memory, bus, cache, address registers, data movement instructions, and multiprocessing. The items listed should be tied together and their interworking with each other described and explained.

Assignment Requirements

Your paper should be 2 pages of written content and 1 diagram. Be sure to use appropriate APA format and cite your textbook or other sources that you used in your paper.

The paper should contain sufficient information to adequately answer the questions and contain no spelling, grammar, or APA errors. Points deducted from grade for each writing, spelling, or grammar error are at your instructors discretion.

For assistance with APA requirements, please go to APA Style Central. You will find the link in the Academic Tools section of the course.

Also review the university policy on plagiarism. If you have any questions, please contact your professor.