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Hardware Review 6th

Flash Cards to help review for Mr. Dean's Applied Skills Class Hardware Quiz

The physical components of a computer usually contained within the computer's main case or tower. Hardware
A set of instructions written in computer code that tells your device's hardware what to do, the computer's "programs". Software
A portable hard drive that plugs into a USB port. USB Flash Drive
The hardware component of a computer where it stores data for long-term use. It contains a hard, disk-shaped platter made of a magnetic material, and uses magnets to store digital data on the platter. Hard Drive
Short for Random Access Memory, a type of computer memory that is used for short-term data storage. RAM
Short for Central Processing Unit, a chip that functions as the brains of the computer. CPU
Also called a logic board or mainboard, a board with electrical circuits printed on it that holds many components essential for a computer’s function, like the CPU and graphics card. Motherboard
A hardware card in your computer that processes and outputs images to the computer's monitor. Graphics Card
A hardware card in your computer that processes and outputs sound. It can work with both the internal and external speakers to provide sound. Sound Card
Examples of this are a Scanner, Keyboard, Mouse, Microphone, and USB Drive. Input Device
Examples of this are a Monitor, Printer, Speakers, Headphones, USB Drive Output Device
A set of typewriter like keys that enable you to input information or data into a computer. Keyboard
The TV Like device of a computer you look at to see information. Monitor
This controls the movement of the cursor on a Monitor. Mouse
Created by: mrddean