Inside a computer

learning what the key components are inside of a computer.

Key Components

The key components inside a computer include: the motherboard, the CPU, RAM, video card, power supply, hard disk, optical drive, heat sink.

Motherboard, CPU and RAM

Motherboard: The Motherboard itself is a printed circuit board that allows the CPU, RAM, and all other computer hardware components to communicate with each other.


CPU: The CPU- Central Processing Unit The CPU is known as the processor or microprocessor. The CPU is responsible for executing a sequence of stored instructions called a program.


RAM: Random access memory -RAM is the best known form of computer memory. When your computer turns on, then what it needs to run your programs is then transferred to the RAM.


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The Key Components

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we will learn about video cards, power supply's and hard disks, see you then.