Common Computer Acronyms and Their Meanings
Computer Acronyms and Their Meanings
The computer world has got many acronyms in use. Sometimes it can be frustrating to newbies when they encounter these acronyms.
By the end of the day, if you are in the computer field, you will have heard a number of computer acronyms and even jargon. Listed here are some of the most common computer acronyms and their meanings.
Most Commonly Used Computer Acronyms
Accelerated Graphics Port
Arithmetic Logic Unit
Advanced Micro Devices
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
Advanced Technology Attachment
Advanced Technology Attachment Packet Interface
Burst Extended Data Out
Basic Input Output System
Compact Disk Recordable
Compact Disc Read Only Memory
Complex Instruction Set Computer
Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor Random Access Memory
Central Processing Unit
Cathode Ray Tube
Double Data Rate Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
Dual Indipendent Bus Architecture
Dual Inline Memory Module
Deutsches Institut für Normung
Dual Inline Package
Dynamic Random Access Memory
Digital Versatile Disk
Digital Versatile Disk Recordable
Extended Data Out
Enhanced Integrated Drive Electronics
Extended Industry Standard Architecture
File Allocation Table
Flip Chip Pin Grid Array
Floppy Disk Drive
Fast Page Mode
Graphical User Interface
Hard Disk Drive
Integrated Drive Electronics
Industry Standard Architecture
Micro Channel Architecture
Musical Instrument Digital Interface
New Technology File System
Peripheral Component Interconnect
Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
Pin Grid Array
Personal Systems 2
Quad Flat Package
Random Access Memory
Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory
Reduced Instruction Set Computer
Read Only Memory
Small Computer System Interface
Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
Single Edge Contact Cartridge
Single Edge Processor Package
Single Instruction Multiple Data
Single Inline Memory Module
Staggered Pin Grid Array
Static Random Access Memory
Visual Display Unit
Video Electronics Standards Association
Video Graphics Adapter
Of course there are hundreds of other computer acronyms I have left out. You are free to list them down on the comment area below and I might decide to add them here so that we can help others.
If there are some you would like to know their meaning, you can list them too and I will be glad to help you out. Thanks for reading.
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