computer hardware

by maia dean

drives-There will be a thin slot on the front of your computer. Into the gap, a disk is inserted

monitor-The term "monitor" is often used synonymously with "computer screen" or "display.

CPU-Pronounced as separate letters, CPU is the abbreviation for central processing unit.

the CPU is the brains of the computer where most calculations take place

RAM- (pronounced ramm) is an abriveation for random access memory, a type of computer momery that can be acsessed randomly

ROM-Pronounced rahm, an abreviationfor read-only memory, computer memory on which data has been prerecorded

mother boards-The main circuit boards of a microcomputer. The motherboard contains the conectors for attaching additional boards

inputs and outputs-In computing, input/output is the communication between an information processing system (such as a computer)

touch screens-a touchscreen is an electronic visual display that can detect the presence and location of a touch within the display area. The term generally refers to touching the display of the device with a finger or hand