Computer Componants

By: Chloe Hawley

Drives

A drive is a device which store data when it's not in use. A hard drive or solid state drive stores a PC's operating system and software. This category also includes optical drives such as those used for reading and and also writing. A drive connects to the motherboard based on the type of drive controller technology it uses, including the older IDE standard and the newer SATA standard.
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Monitor's

Monitor is just another word for display screen. Without a monitor you wouldnt be seeing the picture on in! So it is a very useful peice of equipment!

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I found this infomation out myself!

CPU- Central Processing Unit

CPU contains a microprocessor. It is the part of a computer that does most of the data processing.

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RAM (Random Access Memory)

RAM is the most important componet of a computer. It is the main memory in a computer. Athough it is really good it requires power.

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ROM (Read only memory)

ROM is also known as firmware. These chip are used not only in computers but also are used in other electronic items aswell!!

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Motherboards

A motherboard is a major circuit board of a computer. CUP, RAM and other disks or drives are all pluged into interfaces. A motherboard allows all of the other hardware to function with each other!

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Inputs / Outputs

Inputs are what go into something and outputs are what go out of something. There is also a process in the middle of both of them!!

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