This work anwers user's questions about their PCs, providing expert advice. It contains detailed explanations of core hardware topics including all CPUs, all co-processors, real, protected and virtual 8086 mode with Pentium enhancements, extended and expanded memory, interrupts, exceptions, NMI and much more. This edition also features: coverage of 386 and 486 clones from AMD, Cyrix, C&T and IBM, upgrades, overdrives and SLs; a new chapter devoted to multimedia; and extensive appendices which provide a programming reference. This work is intended for hardware and software engineers, system integrators, maintenance and support engineers.
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This fully revised and popular book is now up-to-date and even more comprehensive than before. The Indispensable PC Hardware Book 4/e will be 'indispensable' to anyone who wants to know more about the inner workings of a personal computer: from programmers who want access to hardware components; professionals and home-users who wants to or has to understand the structure and functioning of a personal computer; to users who want to up-grade their PC's, and dealers who wish to advise their customers--this book will provide the solution to all your hardware questions. Even beginners should not shy away as this book begins with an easy introduction to the subject area.
Hans-Peter Messmer is a physicist who for many years has worked as a freelance consultant in the hardware and software industries. He owns a software house in Quito, Ecuador.
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Descripción Peachpit Pr, 1995. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 2nd. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0201876973
Descripción Peachpit Pr, 1995. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110201876973