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Question:
I was reading the response to the "686 Problem". What is a "BUS"? What is "BIOS"? Do these terms apply to the new generation of light-based processors being researched?



Replies:
BUS - This is the term used to describe the path taken by data between memory, peripherals, and the processors. Each path has a BUS.

BIOS - This stands for Basic Input and Output Services. This information tells the computer what peripherals are connected (memory, mass storage, etc.) for basic input and output.

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