ACPI – Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
AGP – Accelerated Graphic Port
APM – Advanced Power Management
ASIC – Application Specific Integrated Circuit
BIOS – Basic Input / Output System
CD – Compact Disk
CMOS – Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
CPU – Central Processing Unit
CRT – Cathode Ray Tube
DDR2 – Double Data Rate2
DIMM – Dual Inline Memory Module
DMA – Direct Memory Access
DOS – Disk Operating System
DRAM – Dynamic Random Access Memory
DVD – Digital Video Disk
ECP – Extended Capabilities Port
FSB – Front Side Bus
FTP – File Transfer Protocol
GbE – Gigabit Ethernet
HD – Hard Disk
IDE – Integrated Drive Electronic
IRQ – Interrupt Re Quest
ISP – Internet Service Provider
LAN – Local Area Network
LCD – Liquid Crystal Display
LED – Light Emitting Diode
LGA – Land Grid Array
Mac OS – Macintosh Operating System
MB – Mother Board
MPEG – Motion Pictures Experts Group
PAE – Physical Address Extension
PCI – Protocol Control Information
PDF – Portable Document Format
POST – Power On Self Test
PSU – Power Supply Unit
ROM – Read Only Memory
RTC – Real Time Clock
S/PDIF – Serial/Parallel Data Interchange Format
SATA – Serial ATA
SCSI – Small Computer Systems Interface
SS/DS – Single –Sided / Double – Sided
USB – Universal Serial Bus
VGA – Video Graphics Array
WAN – Wide Area Network
Windows XP – Windows eXPerience