Computer Hardware

By Anna Craig

Drives

There are lots of different types of drives on a computer.

A:/

C:/

D:/

H:/

S:/

T:/

E:/

I:/

Monitor

A monitor is the computer screen thatyour can see a display on. Computer screens have been used for both data processing and entertainment in the last 20 years. Monitors have been changed into flat thin computer items.

CPU

CPU stands for central processing unit. It is the hardware within a computer or phone which carries instructions of a computer program or app by performing the basic arithmetical, logical, and input/output operations of the program.

ROM

ROM Stands for Read Only Memory. It is a type of storage in a computer or any other electonic device.

Motherborads

A motherboard is a printed circuit board (PCB) found in all modern computers which holds many of the crucial components of the computer.

Inputs/Outputs

An input is something that you do to the computer eg. press the music button . An output is something that comes out of the computer eg. speakers play the music.

Touchscreen

A touchscreen is a electronic picture that can detect the the press of your finger. Touchscreens can also sense other objects such as a ipad pen.Touchscreens are commonly used in games, smartphones or tablets.