GCSE Computer Science

1.1 Systems Archictecture

CPU & Von Neumann

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Fetch Decode Execute

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Embedded Systems
CPU Performance

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1.2 Memory

RAM & ROM

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Magnetic Storage
Solid State

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Optical Storage

1.3 Storage

Secondary Storage

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The Internet

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Hardware needed

1.4 Networks

Types of networks

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Packet Switching

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Protocols and layers

1.5 Topologies, protocols and layers

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Topologies and transmission
 

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Identifying and preventing

1.6 Systems Security

Attacks and Threats

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1.7 Systems Software

OS, Systems Software Utility Software

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Legislation

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Cultural Issues & Privacy

1.8 Ethical, Legal, Cultural & Environmental Concerns

Environmental & Ethical

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