CompTIA A+ 220-801: Memory, Expansion Cards and Storage Devices

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.

Overview

This course focuses on system-level computer components memory, expansion cards and storage devices. It will introduce the learner to the various types of memory and their characteristics and expansion card characteristics and types. The course also covers types of storage, hard disk drives, and the various types of media and external storage. This course prepares the learner for CompTIA A+ exam 220-801.

Target Audience

Computer technicians who have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

Prerequisites

Candidates for the exam should have the equivalent knowledge of at least 12 months of hands-on experience in the lab or field.

Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Memory Types and their Characteristics

  • describe the types of memory used in computer systems
  • recognize key characteristics of different types of RAM
  • Expansion Cards

  • describe the considerations involved in expansion card installation
  • match the expansion cards to descriptions of their characteristics
  • Choosing and Installing Memory and Expansion Cards

    Storage Types

  • classify the characteristics of storage devices
  • match the connectivity types to their descriptions
  • Choosing a Hard Drive

  • describe the considerations involved in choosing a hard drive
  • Installing a Hard Drive

  • recognize hard drive installation considerations
  • Performing System Storage Upgrades

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