How a computer works

By-Zoha Yusufzai

What is a Hard drive?

The hard drive is the main, and usually largest, data storage device in a computer.The hard disk was first introduced on September 13, 1996

What is an Optical drive?

An optical drive uses a laser light to read data from or write data to an optical disc. These include CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs. This allows you to play music or watch movies using pre-recorded discs

What is a Monitor?

A monitor is a display screen for video images and they often look like a television.

What is a CPU?

The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is responsible for interpreting and executing most of the commands from the computer's and hard drive and soft ware.

What is a RAM?

RAM stands for random access memory a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly.

What is a Motherboard?

The motherboard serves to connect all of the parts of a computer together. The CPU, memory, hard drives, optical drives, video card, sound card.

What is a Inputs/Outputs?

An input device sends information to a computer system for processing, and an output device reproduces or displays the results of that processing.