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The Brain of the Computer CPU
Physically connecting computers together for the purpose of transmitting data and sharing resources Network
A computer network located in a small geographical area, such as a building or department Local Area Network (LAN)
Volatile Memory Random Access Memory (RAM)
Non-Volatile Memory Read Only Memory (ROM)
A network made up of several local networks in a city, region, or across the world. Wide Area Network (WAN)
Keeps a permanent copy of data Storage Devices
Any physical part of the computer (inside or out) that you can touch Hardware
An electronic device that receives data, processes data, stores data, and produces a result Computer
The largest and fastest computer Supercomputer
A piece of hardware that holds all of the computer's main internal components Tower
This output device provides a hard copy of the data on the monitor Printer
A group of computers in which none have control over the other computers. Peer to Peer
the master computer in a network Server
a logical progression of steps needed to accomplish a task Algorithm
Symbols that represent documents, software, programs and discs. Icons
Type of device that sends information to the computer for processing Input Device
Type of device that reproduces or displays the results of what the computer has processed Output Device
The metal casing that holds all of the interior parts of the computer Tower
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