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CompTIA® A+® Complete Deluxe Study Guide: Exams 220-901 and 220-902, 3rd Edition by Toby Skandier, Emmett Dulaney, Quentin Docter

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Chapter 3 Peripherals and Expansion

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA A+ 220-901 OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • ✓ 1.4 Install and configure PC expansion cards.
    • Sound cards
    • Video cards
    • Network cards
    • USB cards
    • FireWire cards
    • Thunderbolt cards
    • Storage cards
    • Modem cards
    • Wireless/cellular cards
    • TV tuner cards
    • Video capture cards
    • Riser cards
  • ✓ 1.7 Compare and contrast various connection interfaces, their characteristics, and purpose.
    • Physical connections:
      • USB 1.1 vs. 2.0 vs. 3.0 (connector types: A, B, mini, micro)
      • FireWire 400 vs. FireWire 800
      • SATA1 vs. SATA2 vs. SATA3, eSATA
      • Other connector types (VGA, HDMI, DVI, Audio [analog, digital (optical connector)], RJ-45, RJ-11, Thunderbolt)
    • Wireless connections:
      • Bluetooth
      • RF
      • IR
      • NFC
    • Characteristics: ...

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