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The Indispensable PC Hardware Book - Third Edition.pdf
Now fully up to date and even more comprehensive than before, this latest edition of The Indispensable PC Hardware Book will continue to amaze and delight with its detailed explanation of every aspect of PC hardware. Whether you're a newcomer to the field or a veteran systems programmer you'll relish the very latest scoop on hot topics including Pentium Pro, the PCI Chipset and SCSI III.
Key Features include: detailed explanations of core hardware topics (including all CPUs, 8086/88 to Pentium and Pentium Pro; all co-processors, 8087 to i387; AMD processors, Am386 to AM5k86, Cyrix CPUs:386 to 6x86; real, protected and virtual 8086 mode with Pentium enhancements; addressing, segmentation and paging; extended and expanded memory; ports, registers and I/O address space; BIOS and register programming; ST412/506, AT-Bus, IDE, DI, SCSI I/II/III; interrupts, exceptions and NMI; RAM, ROM, EPROM, EEPROM, flash memories; page mode, static, statics column mode, serial mode, memory interleaving), as well as unique coverage of upgrades and clones, overdrives and Sls; PC architectures from XT via ISA, EISA, MCA to VLB and PCI; Mass storage and interfaces; parallel, serial and PCMCIA; multimedia, concepts and programming of sound cards; and extensive appendices to provide you with a lasting programming reference.