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VIDEO HEALTH

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VIDEO HEALTH

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TECH TERMS - CPU

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What is a CPU (Central Processing Unit)?

Definition: The "brain" of all computers and console systems.  The CPU is like a manager or boss.  They tell what the other components of the system should be doing at a given moment.

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What is a CPU (Central Processing Unit)?

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TECH TERM - UNIVERSAL MEDIA DISC

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"Dad, what does UMD stand for?"  Well . . . I am "TechnicalJones" . . . right?  :-)

Definition: UMD stands for Universal Media Disc.  

UMD is an optical disc format developed by Sony for its portable game console, PSP (as in Playstation Portable) that was released in 2004.

UMD discs hold approximately 1.8GB of data and currently are used only for PSP games, applications and movies although Sony has announced plans to open up the format for third party companies as well.

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"Dad, what does UMD stand for?"  Well . . . I am "TechnicalJones" . . . right?  :-)

Definition: UMD stands for Universal Media Disc.  

UMD is an optical disc format developed by Sony for its portable game console, PSP (as in Playstation Portable) that was released in 2004.

UMD discs hold approximately 1.8GB of data and currently are used only for PSP games, applications and movies although Sony has announced plans to open up the format for third party companies as well.

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TECH TERMS - GPU

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What is a GPU (Graphics Processing Unit)?

Definition: A special processor dedicated to calculating the graphics in a game. A GPU allows for better looking console games and takes the load off of the CPU during gameplay. Think of it as a video card in a PC, but for consoles.



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What is a GPU (Graphics Processing Unit)?

Definition: A special processor dedicated to calculating the graphics in a game. A GPU allows for better looking console games and takes the load off of the CPU during gameplay. Think of it as a video card in a PC, but for consoles.



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TECH TERMS - CONSOLE

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Definition: Dedicated device for playing video games, a console is generally connected to a television.



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Definition: Dedicated device for playing video games, a console is generally connected to a television.



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