Computer Components

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Computer Components

What Components are Inside my Computer

Zachary GrossPeriod: 3 4/3/2014

Major ComponentsMotherboard Hard drive(disk)Central Processing Unit (CPU) Power supplyRandom Access Memory (RAM) Optical driveGraphics card

Power SupplySupplies power to the computer, often via a cable connected from the outlet to the computer.

Hard DriveStores information permanently for long-term use

RAMStores information temporarily for short-term use.

Graphics CardAllows for advanced graphics.

Optical DriveUses a laser to read and write cd’s.

CPUPerforms mathematical calculations which are translated via software into functions for the user.

MotherboardAllow the different components to communicate/work with each other.

Audio of HardwareVs.Software


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