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Camil Gosmanov

Computers 2

QuestionAnswer
CPU I am the brain of the computer
BIOS I wake up the computer and remind it what to do
power supply I get electricity into the computer
hard drive Information in the computer is stored on my magnetic cylinders
modem I connect computers allowing them to talk to each other
ROM I have very good memory. I can read but i can't write not write.
video card I handle the graphics that are displayed on the screen
motherboard I hold all the other circuit boards
RAM I can read and write; but when you turn off the computer I forget everything
port Other hardware. like the keyboard plug into me
power plug Used to provide power in to the computer and provide power out to the moniter.
parallel port A parallel port is an electrial connector that is used to send informationat the same time.
serial port Used to connect older or more specialized devices send parts of a message Example: bar code scanner
network interface card (NIC) An ethernet cable connection
universal serial bus (USB) Uneiversal Serial Bus is an external bus that transfers Mbps
Created by: mrspowell2