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Computer Basics SM

CPU’s Responsibility and Job is? Fetch Decode Execute
It is fast storage used to hold data Memory
Storage is Measured in Bytes
Absolutely vital to the operation of a computer Power Supply
This is a large-capacity storage used to hold information such as programs and documents Hard Disk
Basic software that allows the user to interface with the computer Operating system
Used to record and play audio by converting analog sounds to digital Sound card
an interface that allows a computer to communicate with peripheral equipment Ports
Every PC has a this containing a vibrating crystal that all components synchronize properly Real – Time Clock
Translates image data from the computer into a format that can be displayed by the monitor Graphics Card
Provides stable, consistent way for applications to deal with the hardware without having to know all the hardware details Manages the hardware and software resources The Operating Sytems two purposes
Speed is measured in Hertz
Created by: SM10