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Hardware terms

Central Processing Unit (CPU) the chip located inside the system unit of a computer that performs the processing for a computer
GHz (gigahertz) speed of a processor counted by billions of ticks per second
MHz (megahertz) speed of a processor counted by ,millions of ticks per second
Monitor a display device that projects images onto a display screen
Hard Disk Drive A storage system consisting of one or more metal magnetic disks permanetly seal with an access mechanism inside its drive
Motherboard the main circuit board of a computer to which all computer system components connect
System Unit the container that holds the motherboard and keeps the components safe
network Interface Card enables a PC connect to a network
Optical Drive adds, read and write capabilities to your computer for portability
GB (Gigabyte) storage measurement in billions of bytes
Random Access Memory (RAM) provides a high speed, temporary location for the computer to hold data and program instructions
Bit the smallest unit of computing, consist of either 0 or 1 (on or off)
Byte 8 bits make a byte
Video Graphic Adapter enables the connection of a monitor and may provide additional graphics capabilities
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