Hardware-Computer Componets


I am going to write about drives, monitors, CPU's, Ram/Rom, Motherboards, Inputs/Outputs and Touch screens. All of these things are some of the things that makeup a computer.
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Computer hardware is the parts of a computer that you can physically touch, such as the monitor, mouse, hard disk drive, keyboard and anything that you can touch that makes up a computer.
Computer hardware basics tutorials for beginners - 1

Computer drives and monitors

    1. A drive is software that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or devices. Without drives , the hardware you connect to your computer, like a video card or a webcam will not work properly.

A monitor is an electronic screen that shows a picture, much like a television.


CPU stands for Central Processing Unit. It is an electronic circuit that carries out the instructions of a computer programme. It does this by using maths, logic, control and input/output.
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RAM's and ROM's

RAM stands for Random-Access Memory. RAMs are a form of data storage that can be accessed form anywhere, at a random time and in any order. ROM stand for Read-Only Memory. This is a form of storage that cannot be easily changed and is lost once the power has been turned off.
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A motherboard is often referred to as a mainboard. It allows hardware components to communicate with one another. The motherboard is a printed circuit that is the foundation of a computer, located at the bottom of a computer case.
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Touchscreen is where you can touch the screen of the computer.