The computer

About the computer

Hard Drive

The hard drive is the memory of the computer. This is a moving component so when you

force shut down it damages the computer. The Hard drive is connected to the motherboard http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=xN59W-56p3I . you need a SATA cable and connect it to the mother boar where it has a import like the cable design. Then connect the power cable to the hard drive and your done.

Opical drive

The optical drive is a input for dices. It is optical because some computers don't have them. It's connect by SATA cables. A computer CD player. It uses a laser light or electromagnetic waves within or near the visible light spectrum as part of the process reading or writing data to or from optical discs. Some drives only reads discs, but recent drives are commonly both readers and records, also called burners or writers.

Monitor

It is a electronic display for the computer. It shows you what is happening with your computer. It is what is allowing you to look at this at the moment. You connect it with a power cable in the back of the monitor. Then connects to the opposite end into a power outlet or power source. Monitors do not receive power through the video signal cable, but instead need their own power connection.

CPU

Your CPU is the brains of the computer. A fan and heat sink goes on top because it gets very hot. It sit's and the motherboard. It stand for central processing unit.

RAM

RAM stands for random access memory. This goes onto the slots of the motherboard. It keeps the resent memory of your computer. It allows you to restore it, when you restore a word when you destroyed it.

Motherboard

The motherboard is where every connects to and goes through. There are slot's where you put CPU's in, also RAM. All the wires connect to it so the other component's can connect though the motherboard that everything connects to.

Input/output

The input's and output's allow to connect many different thing like mouse, monitors and key boards. Inputs are the signals or data received by the system and outputs are signals or data sent from it.
Input and output devices