Assignment hard disks are far away from the CPU

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Sir Abdul Rehman

Submitted by

Sohaib Ahmad

Roll no

17271519-052

Course

ICT-162

Class

BSCS-B

Semester

1st

Department of Computer Science

UNIVERSITY OF GUJRAT

 

Q.1 What is a utility program. Is it essential for working of
computer system ?

ANS.

Utility program is actually a software which maintain our
computer. It is built within an operating system or you have to install it
separately. It analyze and optimize your computer and check for failures.

Here are few types:

DirectX.

File manager.

Antivirus.

Memory testers.

Etc.

 

 

Q.2 Briefly describe the role of ergonomics in enhancing the
interaction of user and computer?

ANS.

It is actually designed for the users to work properly. It increase
satisfaction of the user and improves human performance. It design products,
systems according to user’s need. If there is not a proper plan then performance
will be low, so it enhances the interaction between user and computer.

 

 

Q.3 Why do SSDs have faster access time than hard
disks ?

ANS.

SSDs are located very close to CPU and it has a high
bandwidth connection. It can send large amount of data at a time. It can read
and write at the same time. Whereas hard disks are far away from the CPU and
not able to read and write at the same time. That’s the main point why SSDs are
faster than hard disks.

 

Q.4 How to extend the processor power ? Discuss at least two
ways.

ANS.

There may be several ways by which we can increase processors
power, two of them are by increasing number of processors and by increasing
virtual memory.

When you increase number of processors of your system then
you are able to load faster data from your system and it increases its speed.

Virtual memory take part of your hard drive to increase speed.
You can boost your processors power by increasing virtual memory.

 

 

Q.5 what is meant by the term cyber terrorism ?

ANS.

The use of computers and information technology to attack
against information or computer systems for the sake of destruction or loss of
system is cyber terrorism.

Here are few types:

·        
Malware.

·        
Trojan horse.

·        
Spoofing.

·        
Worms.

·        
Etc.