The Four Functions of a Computer

What are they?

There are four basic functions of a computer:


Input devices

Output devices

The CPU

Storage

Input Devices

An Input device is a computer peripheral that feeds data into a computer.


Examples:


Mouse

Keyboard

Microphone

Output Devices

An Output is a computer Peripheral that is used to communicate the results of data in a human readable form.


Examples:


Speakers

Headphones

Printer

CPU

The Central Processing Unit is is the hardware within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetical, logical, control and input/output operations of the system.

Storage

Storage is a technology consisting of computer components and recording media used to retain digital data. It is a core function and fundamental component of computers

Other Computers

The Four Functions consists in computers other than Desk/Lap tops. They exist in Smartphones, Gaming Devices and many other computers