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Helping you revise for your GCSE Computer Science exam with bite size podcast episodes from each of the topics from an experienced teacher

Bite size revision for GCSE Computer Science Laura James

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Helping you revise for your GCSE Computer Science exam with bite size podcast episodes from each of the topics from an experienced teacher

    1.2.1 RAM and ROM - their purpose and main differences

    1.2.1 RAM and ROM - their purpose and main differences

    Welcome back!

    This bite size revision podcast covers the purpose of RAM and ROM memory types and the two main differences between them.

    As always if you have any questions feel free to message me here:

    https://anchor.fm/bitesize-computer-science




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    • 6 min
    1.1.2 Factors that affect the performance of the CPU

    1.1.2 Factors that affect the performance of the CPU

    I'll be discussing the 3 factors that affect the performance of the CPU, specifically :


    The clock speed
    The Cache size
    The number of cores

    If you have any questions feel free to message me here:

    https://anchor.fm/bitesize-computer-science


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    • 3 min
    1.1.1 The purpose of the CPU

    1.1.1 The purpose of the CPU

    Today we're looking at the purpose of the CPU, specifically the following parts from the OCR Computer Science Specification (https://www.ocr.org.uk/images/225975-specification-accredited-gcse-computer-science-j276.pdf)

    the purpose of the CPU 

    Von Neumann architecture:


    MAR (Memory Address Register)
    MDR (Memory Data Register) 
    Program Counter 
    Accumulator 

    common CPU components and their function:


    ALU (Arithmetic Logic Unit)
    CU (Control Unit)
    Cache

    the function of the CPU as fetch and execute instructions stored in memory 

    clock speed


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    • 9 min
    Podcast intro

    Podcast intro

    This short episode is a welcome session to discuss what I will be covering (and what I won't) and a task for you to get hold of a copy of the topic list (from the OCR website) so you know what order the topics I will be covering over the coming weeks.

    Link is here for your information: https://www.ocr.org.uk/images/225975-specification-accredited-gcse-computer-science-j276.pdf

    Print it out and get highlighting and I'll be back next week with the first topic episode.

    Send me a voice message to ask any specific questions and I may include your questions in future episodes


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    • 4 min
    Bite size revision for GCSE Computer Science (Trailer)

    Bite size revision for GCSE Computer Science (Trailer)

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