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Which of the following would be considered an "external" upgrade?

Answer:
a)  replacing the graphics card
b)  replacing the CPU
c)  replacing a CRT display with an LCD flat-panel screen
d)  adding additional memory to the system
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Question: Which of the following would be considered an "external" upgrade?
Answer:
replacing the graphics card
replacing the CPU
replacing a CRT display with an LCD flat-panel screen
adding additional memory to the system