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Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs Lab Manual, Fifth Edition (Exams 220-901 & 220-902), 5th Edition by Faithe Wempen, Mike Meyers

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Chapter 4

CPUs

Lab Exercises

4.01      Identifying CPU Characteristics

4.02      Recognizing CPU Sockets

4.03      Cooling Your CPU

4.04      Exploring CPU Specifications with CPU-Z

4.05      Removing and Installing a CPU

Lab Analysis Test

Key Term Quiz

 

Many PC users can perform simple installation and upgrade tasks, such as adding RAM or installing a new sound card. When it comes to the more complicated tasks, however, such as installing or replacing a central processing unit (CPU), wise users turn to the experts—this means you!

As a tech, you will install plenty of CPUs. Whether you’re building a new system from scratch or replacing the CPU on an existing computer, it’s your job to know the important characteristics of the CPU, match the ...

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