Computer Acronyms ( I )

Here I am giving some computer acronyms that we must and should know about these....


ADSL - Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

AGP - Accelerated Graphics Port

ALI - Acer Labs, Incorporated

ALU - Arithmetic Logic Unit

AMD - Advanced Micro Devices

APC - American Power Conversion

ASCII - American Standard Code for Information Interchange

ASIC - Application Specific Integrated Circuit

ASPI - Advanced SCSI Programming Interface

AT - Advanced Technology

ATI - ATI Technologies Inc.

ATX - Advanced Technology Extended


BFG- BFG Technologies

BIOS - Basic Input Output System

BNC - Barrel Nut Connector


CAS - Column Address Signal

CD - Compact Disk

CDR - Compact Disk Recorder

CDRW - Compact Disk Re-Writer

CD-ROM - Compact Disk - Read Only Memory

CFM - Cubic Feet per Minute (ft/min)

CMOS - Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor

CPU - Central Processing Unit

CTX - CTX Technology Corporation (Commited to Excellence)

DDR - Double Data Rate

DDR-SDRAM - Double Data Rate - Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory

DFI - DFI Inc. (Design for Innovation)

DIMM - Dual Inline Memory Module

DRAM - Dynamic Random Access Memory

DPI - Dots Per Inch


DVD - Digital Versatile Disc

DVD-RAM - Digital Versatile Disk - Random Access Memory


ECC - Error Correction Code

ECS - Elitegroup Computer Systems

EDO - Extended Data Out

EEPROM - Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory

EPROM - Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory

EVGA - EVGA Corporation


FC-PGA - Flip Chip Pin Grid Array

FDC - Floppy Disk Controller

FDD - Floppy Disk Drive

FPS - Frame Per Second

FPU - Floating Point Unit

FSAA - Full Screen Anti-Aliasing

FS - For Sale

FSB - Front Side Bus


GB - GigabytesGBps - Gigabytes per second or Gigabits per second

GDI - Graphical Device Interface

GHz - GigaHertz


HDD - Hard Disk Drive

HIS - Hightech Information System Limited

HP - Hewlett-Packard Development Company

HSF - Heatsink-Fan


IBM - International Business Machines Corporation

IC - Integrated Circuit

IDE - Integrated Drive Electronics

IFS- Item for Sale

IRQ - Interrupt Request

ISA - Industry Standard Architecture

ISO - International Standards Organization

To be contd... in Part-II

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