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Computer hardware

Graphics cards, communications, motherboards, etc.

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Computer hardware

Internal modem

Computer; Computer hardware

A modem constructed on an expansion card to be installed in one of the expansion slots inside a computer.

Memory card

Computer; Computer hardware

In a server cluster, a resource that can act as the cluster's quorum resource. To be quorum-capable, a resource must provide shared storage and a means of persistent arbitration. The cluster service ...

Graphics accelerator

Computer; Computer hardware

A video card that contains a graphics coprocessor. A graphics accelerator can update the video display much more quickly than the CPU can, and it frees the CPU for other tasks. A graphics accelerator ...

Charge card

Computer; Computer hardware

A credit card issued by banks. A charge card authorises the holder to buy goods or services on credit. Payments received from charge cards are treated as accounts receivable amounts because they must ...

Temporary smart card

Computer; Computer hardware

A non-permanent smart card issued to a user for replacement of a lost smart card or to a user that requires access for a limited time.

Row stack

Computer; Computer hardware

The position of cards whereby cards are placed in descending order, alternating between red cards and black cards. For example, you can play the two of hearts on the three of clubs.

Secure digital card

Computer; Computer hardware

A memory card about the size of a postage stamp that is supported by many types of devices.

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