Computer Components

Adam Milward

MotherBoards

The motherboard is the main circuit board, they hold everything together like some LEDs
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What does a mother board do?

Motherboards are the main source that links your computer processor unit to your your memory, and hardware. Think of the motherboard as the veins of the computer. The Computer processor unit is the brain computes data through the veins (motherboard) from your hard drives. the mother board is also responsible for holding the settings like time and data.

Drives

Hard drive is one of three hard drives im going to write about
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What does a hard drive do?

Hard drives come in many different sizes of memory like kilo-bites and terror bites. The hard drive is the main memory source where all the documents and multi media files are stored, for example music, images and video's. Not all of these are kept in the hard drive some are saved on to the computer its self. A computer can have more than one Hard Drive and these can either be Internal or External.

RAM

RAM is a fast temporary type of memory in which programs, applications and data are stored
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ROM

ROM is very important it works when the computer is turned off, and it turns the computer on and off. It never turns off
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CPU

The CPU is responsible for executing a sequence of stored instructions called a program. This program will take inputs from an input device, process the input in some way and output the results to an output device.

CPUs aren’t only found in desktop or laptop computers, many electronic devices now rely on them for their operation. Mobile phones, DVD players and washing machines are examples of equipment that have a CPU.

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