Types of Buses in Computer.

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A bus is a group of current-conducting wires over which data is transferred from one device to another. Their types are :

  1. Data bus :
    1. Transfers data
    2. Size is generally proportionate to CPU power. e.g. 64 bit CPU will have 64 bit wide bus.
    3. Generally bidirectional.
  2. Address bus :
    1. Carries the address of the device.
  3. Control bus :
    1. Carries control signals to devices.