The Indispensable PC Hardware Book (3rd Edition)

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9780201403992: The Indispensable PC Hardware Book (3rd Edition)

"'I have compared this book with others and in my humble opinion The Indispensable PC Hardware Book is superior in every way...you'll definitely feel more comfortable knowing its sitting on your shelf waiting for you should a crisis arise' Bonnie D Raymond, Central Maryland Microcomputer Users Group (CMMUG) "Now fully up to date and even more comprehensive than before this latest edition of The Indispensable PC Hardware Book will continue to amaze and delight with its detailed explanation of every aspect of PC Hardware. Whether you're a newcomer to the field or a veteran systems programmer you'll relish the very latest scoop on hot topics including Pentium Pro, the PCI Chipset and SCSI III.* Detailed explanation of core hardware topics including:all CPUs; 8086/88 to Pentium and Pentium Pro all co-processors; 8087 to i387 AMD processors:Am386 to AM5k86; Cyrix CPUs:386 to 6x86 real, protected and virtual 8086 mode with Pentium enhancements addressing, segmentation and paging extended and expanded memory ports, registers and I/O address space BIOS and register programming ST412/506, AT-Bus, IDE, DI, SCSI I/II/III interrupts, exceptions and NMI RAM, ROM, EPROM, EEPROM, flash memories page mode, static, statics column mode, serial mode, memory interleaving. *Unique coverage of upgrades and clones, overdrives and SLs. *PC architectures from XT via ISA, EISA, MCA to VLB and PCI. *Mass storage and interfaces; parallel, serial and PCMCIA. *Multimedia, concepts and programming of sound cards. *Extensive appendices to provide you with a lasting programming reference.

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Now fully up to date and even more comprehensive than before this latest edition of The Indispensable PC Hardware Book will continue to amaze and delight with its detailed explanation of every aspect of PC Hardware. Whether you're a newcomer to the field or a veteran systems programmer you'll relish the very latest scoop on hot topics including Pentium Pro, the PCI Chipset and SCSI III.

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    Detailed explanation of core hardware topics including:

    all CPUs; 8086/88 to Pentium and Pentium Pro all co-processors; 8087 to i387 AMD processors:Am386 to AM5k86; Cyrix CPUs:386 to 6x86 real, protected and virtual 8086 mode with Pentium enhancements addressing, segmentation and paging extended and expanded memory ports, registers and I/O address space BIOS and register programming ST412/506, AT-Bus, IDE, DI, SCSI I/II/III interrupts, exceptions and NMI RAM, ROM, EPROM, EEPROM, flash memories page mode, static, statics column mode, serial mode, memory interleaving

  • Unique coverage of upgrades and clones, overdrives and SLs
  • PC architectures from XT via ISA, EISA, MCA to VLB and PCI
  • Mass storage and interfaces; parallel, serial and PCMCIA
  • Multimedia, concepts and programming of sound cards
  • Extensive appendices to provide you with a lasting programming reference


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About the Author:

Hans-Peter Messmer is a physicist who for many years has worked as a freelance consultant in the hardware and software industries. He owns a software house in Quito, Ecuador.



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