Inside A Computer...

Whats Inside A Computer?


A CPU (Central Processing Unit) is what some people call the main (central) unit of a computer.It processes the data and produces output.

The Heat Sink

The heat sink extracts heat from the CPU to make sure it doesn't overheat.


A Motherboard is the Main flat printed system of a computer. It holds many of the crucial electronic components of the computer.

Hard Drive

A Hard Drive is a data storage device.Inside of it is a hard disc, where all your files and folders are physically located. A typical hard drive is only slightly larger than your hand, yet can hold over 100 GB of data.

Optical Drive

An optical drive is the part of a computer where you insert a disc. It reads CD's and DVD's by using laser light.


Random access memory which stores all of the information of which is happening whilst the computer is on.