A computer specification has the following details:
(i) What is meant by: 1.44 MB floppy disk drive
The system units contain a floppy disk drive that can read/ write diskettes of capacity 1.44 megabytes.
(ii) 20 GB hard disk
The hard disk storage capacity is 20 gigabytes
(iii) 17” SVGA monitors
Diagonal length (size) of the monitor is 17 inches and the motherboard has a super VGA graphics adapter. SVGA has a resolution of 800 x 600 pixels
(b) Which operating system might be pre- installed in this computer and why?
Win 95, 98, ME
Reason: supports multimedia, office suite
(c) List three multimedia components
(d) (i) What is meant by computer aided manufacture?
The linking of the software through a computer network to the manufacturing machinery. Robots controlled by the computer accurately perform the assembly or manufacture based on the design produced by CAD (Computer Aided Design)
(ii) Give two examples of computer aided design software