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Term Tech Factor
3D Printer
Access Point
Active-Matrix
Adapter
ADC
ADF
ADSL
AGP
ALU
APU
Architecture
ATA
ATX
AVR
Backside Bus
Bare Metal
Barebones
Base Station
Bezel
Blu-ray
Boot Disk
Bricking
Bridge
Brouter
Bus
Cable Management
Cable Modem
Card Reader
CCD
CD
CD-R
CD-ROM
CD-RW
Chip
Chipset
Chromebook
CISC
Clone
Cluster
CMOS
Coaxial Cable
Compact Flash
Component
Computer
Console
Controller Card
CPU
CRT
DAC
DAS
DDR
DDR2
DDR3
DDR4
Degauss
Desktop Computer
Digital Camera
DIMM
Diode
Disk Drive
DMA
Docking Station
Dongle
Dot Pitch
DRAM
Drive
DSL
DSLAM
Dual Processor
Dual-Core
DUT
DVD
DVD+R
DVD+RW
DVD-R
DVD-RAM
DVD-RW
DVI
Dvorak Keyboard
DVR
E-reader
ECC
eGPU
EIDE
eSATA
Escape Key
Ethernet
Expansion Card
External Hard Drive
Fiber Optic Cable
File Server
Firewire
Flash Drive
Flash Memory
Flatbed
Floppy Disk
FPGA
FPU
FSB
Function Key
Gateway
GPU
Hard Disk
Hard Drive
Hard Token
Hardware
HDD
HDMI
Headphones
Heat Sink
Host
Hot Swappable
HSF
Hub
I/O Address
IBM Compatible
IDE
IGP
IMAP
IMEI
Impact Printer
Inkjet
Input Device
Integrated Circuit
Interface
Internal Hard Drive
IOPS
iPad
iPhone
iPod
IRQ
ISA
Joystick
Jumper
Keyboard
Kindle
KVM Switch
Laptop
Laser Printer
LCD
LED
Lightning
MAC Address
Mainframe
MCA
Media
Memory
Memory Module
Memory Stick
Microcomputer
Microphone
Minicomputer
Mirrored Volume
Modem
Modifier Key
Molex Connector
Monitor
Motherboard
Mouse
Mouse Pad
Multi-Core
Multiprocessing
N-Key Rollover
NAND
NAS
NIC
Node
Non-Impact Printer
Non-Volatile Memory
Northbridge
NVRAM
OLED
Optical Drive
Optical Media
OSD
Output Device
Overclocking
Parallel Port
Passive-Matrix
PC
PCB
PCI
PCI Express
PCI-X
PCMCIA
PDA
Peripheral
Pipeline
Plotter
Plug and Play
PMU
PoE
POST
Power Cycle
Power Supply
PPGA
PRAM
Primary Memory
Print Server
Printer
Processor
Processor Core
Projector
PROM
PS/2
Quad-Core
RAM
RDRAM
Repeater
Resistor
Retina Display
RFID
RISC
ROM
Router
SAN
SATA
Scanner
Screen Burn
Screen Tearing
Scroll Wheel
SCSI
SD
SDRAM
Secondary Memory
Secondary Storage
Sector
Serial Port
Server
Shift Key
SIM Card
SIMM
SLI
SMART
Smartphone
Smartwatch
SO-DIMM
SoC
Solid State
Sound Card
Southbridge
Speakers
SRAM
SSD
Storage Device
Stylus
Supercomputer
Superscalar
Surface
Surge Protector
Swift
Switch
System Requirements
System Unit
Tablet
Tape Drive
TFT
Thermistor
Thick Client
Thin Client
Thunderbolt
Thyristor
Toggle Key
Toslink
Touchpad
Touchscreen
Trackball
Transistor
Trinitron
UICC
Ultra DMA
Ultrabook
UML
UPnP
UPS
USB
USB-C
VDU
VGA
Video Card
VLB
Volatile Memory
Volume
VRAM
Webcam
Workstation
X86
ZIF