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CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Custom PC configuration

CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Custom PC configuration


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Overview/Description

Examine the different configuration requirements and options available for various types of computers including workstations, home theater systems, and high-end gaming computers. In this course, you will learn about: specialized computer systems, starting with the graphic design workstation and associated characteristics and use of a processor, video, and RAM; the requirements of an audio/video editing workstation and seeing the benefits of using dual monitors and increased memory; the requirements of a virtualized workstation such as RAM and CPU; the features of a gaming PC, such as processor, video, sound, and cooling; the features of a thick client versus a thin client in terms of applications and operating system requirements and network connectivity; capabilities of the home server PC, including media streaming, file sharing, gigabit NICs, and Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID). This course wraps up with an exercise on customizing computer system configuration focusing on a graphic design workstation, a virtualized workstation, a gaming PC, and the features of thin and thick clients. This course can be used to help prepare for the 220-1001: CompTIA A+ certification exam.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.6

Lesson Objectives

CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Custom PC configuration

  • describe the requirements of a graphic design workstation such as processor, video, and RAM
  • describe the requirements of an audio/video editing workstation including video, had, and dual monitors
  • recognize requirements of a virtualized workstation such as RAM and CPU
  • list features of a gaming PC such as processor, video, sound, and cooling
  • recognize features of a thick client such as applications and operating system requirements
  • describe features of a thin client such as basic applications and network connectivity
  • describe features and capabilities of the Home Server PC including media streaming, file sharing, gigabit NICs, and RAID
  • customize computer system configuration
  • Course Number:
    it_cscoao_21_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner