In this lab, you will be disassembling and reassembling a PC as a group. Submit one copy of this lab per group. Make sure you include everyone's name who worked in your group.
Make sure you use one of the provided machines, not the actual lab machines!
Before you begin the disassembly,
Q1: how many external ports are there?List each and identify as many as you can.
Open up the case and find the PCI slots.
Q2: How many PCI slots are there?Are they all the same size?
If there are cards, have everyone remove and reinstall a card.
Q3: Identify the power supply.Does it have a visible rating of total power?
Find the memory slots. Make sure everyone has a chance to remove and insert a memory stick.
Q4: How much memory is installed?Are they DIMMs or SIMMs (or other)?
Find the disk drive and remove it from its harness and cables. Again make sure everyone has a chance to install and remove the cables.
Q5: Try to find the drive type.Look it up on google if need be.
Find the CPU. If it is not soldered in, try to remove it.
Q6: What type of CPU is it?How fast?
Look around the rest of the inside.
Q7:What other chips and slots can you identify?Simply list them and why you think they are what you identified them as.