Inside A Computer
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CPU - The CPU is the abbreviation of the central processing unit where most calculations take place
CPU Fan - The CPU fan's job is to cool down the processor when it gets heated.
RAM - The RAM is the abbreviation of the Random Access Memories where you can access some random files for a small amount of time.
Northbridge - The chip/chips that connects the CPU to the memory
Southbridge - The Southbridge chip/chips controls the USB and audio functions in the computer
VGA port - VGA stands for Video Graphics Array. It is the graphics display system for computers
DVI port - The DVI port converts analog signals into digital signals
USB - USB stands for Universal Serial Bus, and is used to move files from one device to another.
NIC - A hardware component that connects the computer to the computer network
Audio Jacks - The Audio Jacks connect digital audio into computers
AGP Slot - AGP short for Acceleration Graphics Port is especially designed for the demands of 3D graphics
PCI Slot - A PCI Slot connects your computer to an internet modem straight with a cable
PCI-E Slot - PCI-E stands for PCI Express and is a more advanced and faster version of PCI
CMOS Battery - The CMOS Battery is a widely used semiconductor of electricity
SATA Port - The SATA Port is a new version of PATA Physical Storage Interface
IDE Connector - The IDE Connector connects your computer to the disk or CD-ROM Drive