Computer Hardware

By Anisha Smith

Hard Drive, CPU and RAM

The Hard Drive permanently. It is abbreviated as HD or HDD. it was first introduced in September 1956.


The CPU is know as the brain of the computer. It's full name is the Central Processing Unit.


The RAM's full name is Random Access Memory. It stores everything that isn't software so you can access that information easily.

Power Supply, Fan Unit and Motherboard

The Power Supply is the component that's supplies power to the computer.


The Fan Unit keeps all the components in a computer cool so they don't overheat!


The Motherboard is the main circuit board. Everything inside a computer is plugged into the Motherboard.

Sound card and Graphics card

the Sound Card enables the computer to manipulate and output sounds.


The Graphics Card makes a computer capable of displaying and manipulating pictures.