COMPUTERS

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CPU central prossesing unit

what is a CPU?

The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is responsible for interpreting and executing most of the commands from the computer's hardware and software.

The CPU could be considered the "brains" of the computer.

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RAM random access memory

What is RAM?

Random Access Memory (RAM) is the "working memory" in a computer. Additional RAM allows a computer to work with more information at the same time which can have a dramatic effect on total system performance.

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Hard drive

what is a hard drive?

The hard disk drive is the main, and usually largest, data storage device in a computer. The operating system, software titles and most other files are stored in the hard disk drive.