Second Year ICT
What is inside a computer?
A Hard Drive is used to store memory, files, application, etc. on the computer and other software’s, when you save or change data. And has moving parts to write information on the hard drive.
A SSD (Solid State Drive) = it is also to save memory, but it is much smaller and more expensive to buy than a hard drive. And it has no moving parts.
A Hard Drive = it is also to save memory, but it is much smaller and more expensive to buy than a hard drive. And it has no moving parts.
CPU (Central processing unit)
These are what an optical drive looks like.
This is the outside of an optical drive.
This is the inside of an optical drive.
An input device is something that puts information inside a computer. E.g. A mouse on a computer is an input device as when you move the mouse and click on things it tells the computer what to do.
An output device is something that can display information. E.g. A monitor is a output device as it takes information and display it on the monitor for you to look at.