A

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Computer Related FullForms


A

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



B

BFG – BFG Technologies

BIOS – Basic Input Output System

BNC – Barrel Nut Connector



C

CAS – Column Address Signal

CD – Compact Disk

CDR – Compact Disk Recorder

CDRW – Compact Disk ReWriter

CD-ROM – Compact Disk - Read Only Memory

CFM – Cubic Feet per Minute

CMOS – Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor

CPU – Central Processing Unit

CTX – CTX Technology Corporation



D

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

DSL – See ASDL

DVD – Digital Versatile Disc

DVD-RAM – Digital Versatile Disk - Random Access Memory



E

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



F

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



G

GB – Gigabytes

GBps – Gigabytes per second or Gigabits per second

GDI – Graphical Device Interface

GHz – GigaHertz



H

HDD – Hard Disk Drive

HIS – Hightech Information System Limited

HP – Hewlett-Packard Development Company

HSF – Heatsink Fan



I

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



J

JBL – JBL, Jame B. Lansing., Speakers

JVC – JVC Company of America



K

Kbps – Kilobits Per Second

KBps – KiloBytes per second



L

LG – LG Electronics

LAN – Local Area Network

LCD – Liquid Crystal Display

LDT – Lightning Data Transport

LED – Light Emitting Diode



M

MAC – Media Access Control

MB  – MotherBoard or Megabyte

MBps – Megabytes Per Second

Mbps – Megabits Per Second or Megabits Per Second

MHz – MegaHertz

MIPS – Million Instructions Per Second

MMX – Multi Media Extensions

MSI – Micro Star International



N

NAS – Network Attached Storage

NAT – Network Address Translation

NEC – NEC Corporation

NIC – Network Interface Card



O

OC – Over Clock

OCZ – OCZ Technology

OEM – Original Equipment Manufacturer



P

PC – Personal Computer

PCB – Printed Circuit Board

PCI – Peripheral Component Interconnect

PDA – Personal Digital Assistant

PCMCIA – Peripheral Component Microchannel Interconnect Architecture

PGA – Professional Graphics Array

PLD – Programmable Logic Device

PM – Private Message or Private Messaging

PnP – Plug ‘n Play

PNY – PNY Technology

POST – Power On Self Test

PPPoA – Point to Point Protocol over ATM

PPPoE – Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet

PQI – PQI Corporation

PSU – Power Supply Unit



R

RAID – Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks

RAM – Random Access Memory

RAMDAC – Random Access Memory Digital Analog Convertor

RDRAM – Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory

ROM – Read Only Memory

RPM – Revolutions Per Minute



S

SASID – Self scanned Amorphous Silicon Integrated Display

SCA – SCSI Configured Automatically

SCSI – Small Computer System Interface

SDRAM – Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory

SECC – Single Edge Contact Connector

SODIMM – Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module

SPARC – Scalable Processor ArChitecture

SOHO – Small Office Home Office

SRAM – Static Random Access Memory

SSE – Streaming SIMD Extensions

SVGA – Super Video Graphics Array

S/PDIF – Sony or Philips Digital Interface



T

TB – Terabytes

TBps – Terabytes per second

Tbps – Terabits per second

TDK – TDK Electronics

TEC – Thermoelectric Cooler

TPC – TipidPC

TWAIN – Technology Without An Important Name



U

UART – Universal Asynchronous Receiver or Transmitter

USB – Universal Serial Bus

UTP – Unshieled Twisted Pair



V

VCD – Video CD

VPN – Virtual Private Network



W

WAN – Wide Area Network

WTB – Want to Buy

WYSIWYG – What You See Is What You Get



X

XGA – Extended Graphics Array

XFX – XFX Graphics, a Division of Pine

XMS – Extended Memory Specification