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Caleb Magness

Computer Parts

Computer A machine that can be programed.
Personal Computer A PC is a computer that comes with a Keyboard, Mouse, and Moniter.
Hardware All attached equitment.
Software Set of instructions for the computer that has the ability to change or create data.
Moniter A display screen.
Mouse An input device. It moves the curser on the moniter.
Keyboard The keyboard is a set of keys or buttons that are used to input information and instructions to a computer.
Hard Drive The hard drive is the primary storage unit of the computer. It is where the operating system, applications, files and data are stored on magnetic cylinders
CDROM (compact disc) read only memory) A CD-ROM is a compact disc used to store data. A CD-ROM can hold up to 650 megabytes of data.
CDROM Drive The small box with moniter and other parts that let the computer read what is on a CD-ROM. It uses a laser to read the CD. It looks for pits and flats.
Data Data is numbers, letters, pictures, drawings, sounds, orders, payments, stories and other pieces of information. The computer uses software to change data.
Program Another word for software. It is a list of instructions. It gives the user the ability to create, modify, and save files.
Operating Systems OS tells programs what to do.
BIOS BIOS wakes up the computer.
Motherboard Holds all the circutboards all together.
CPU Central Processing Unit Brain of the computer.
ROM RAM ROM- Read Only Memory RAM- Random Access Memory
Power Supply Gets electricity into the computer.
Modem Connect computers to each other.
Port Hardware plugs into it; like keyboard, mouse
Video Card Allows graphics to be displayed on the moniter.
Moniter Port
Network Interface Card An Ethernet cable connection.
Universal Serial Bus An external bus that transfers Mbps.
Power Plug Used to provide power in to the computer and provides power out to the moniter.
Parallel Port An eletrical connector that is used to send information on wires at the same time to a printer.
Serial Port Used to connect older or specialized devices.
Created by: mrspowell