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Computer Parts

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Computer Machine you can program, started in the 1940's
Personal Computer PC-Comes with KeyBoard, Mouse, Monitor
Hardware Hard Drive, CD drive, Speakers, Mouse, Monitor, KeyBoard
Software Set of instructions for the computer that has the ability to change or create data
Monitor Display Screen
Mouse An input device that moves the curser on the monitor
Keyboard A set of keys or buttons that are used to input information and instructuions to a computer
Hard Drive Primary storage unit of the computer where the os apps files and data are kept
CDROM Compact Disk Read Only Memory
CDROM Drive Primary sotage unit of the computer that lets the computer read the disk
Data The Data is the pieces of info that the software can change
Program the program is another word for software. It is the list of instructions
Power Plug used to provide power in to the computer and provide power out of the monitor
Parallel Port a parrallel port is and electrical connector that is used to send info on wires at the same time. Line Printer example!!
Serial Port Used to connect older or specialized devices send parts of a message example bar code scanners:) :)
Network Interface Card (NIC) An Ethernet cable connection!! :):):))))) B)
Universal Serial Bus (USB) Universal Serial Bus is an exernal bus that transfers Mbps!! :0 :0 :)))) B))
operating System The operating system tells programs what to do
bios the motherboard holds all the circuits together
motherboard the motherboard holds all the circuits together
CPU CPU is the Central Processing Unit. It also gets very hot and it is the brain of the computer
ROM ROM has a good memory but it cann only read
RAM RAM is the random access memory and it reads and writes
Power Supply THe Power supply gives electricity to the computer
Modem The Modem connects computers to each other
Port The port hardware plugs it: like the keyboard and mouse
Video Card The Video Card allows graphics to be played on the monitor
Created by: mrspowell