Computers

By John Cheeseman

CPU'S

  • CPU stands for Central Processing Unit.
  • It is the hardware within the computer that puts on screen what you do on a program, using...
  • Basic arithmetic
  • logical and imput/output operations
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MONITOR'S

  • A moniter, (also known as a screen, display or visual display unit)
  • The moniter displays/shows what you do on the computer

RAM'S

  • RAM or Random Access Memory is a kind of data storage for a computer
  • A RAM is the place where what you are doing is stored at the moment you're doing it
  • Eg. The typing I am doing now is being stored on the RAM

DRIVES

  • A drive is where your documents are stored
  • A drive is the computers ain storage that pemanantly stores all information on the computer.
  • Also known as HD or HDD

ROM'S

  • ROM or Read Only Menory is a type of storage used in computers
  • Data stored in ROM cannot can be modified

MOTHERBOARDS

  • A MOTHERBOARD, (ALSO KNOWN AS A MAINBOARD,SYSTEM BOARD,PLANAR BOARD OR LOGIC BOARD) IS A CIRCUIT BOARD IN COMPUTERS WHICH HOLDS MANY KEY COMPONENTS, SUCH AS THE CPU AND THE MEMORY.

TOUCH SCREENS

  • A TOUCH SCREEN IS A TYPE OF VISUAL DISPLAY THAT CAN DETECT THE LOCATION OF A TOUCH IN THE DISPLAY AREA
  • IT ALLOWS SOMEONE TO INTERACT WITH WHAT IS ON SCREEN, INSTEAD OF HAVING TO USE A MOUSE OR TOUCH PAD

IMPUTS/OUTPUTS

  • IN COMPUTERS IMPUT/OUTPUT OR I/O IS A COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE COMPUTER (INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM) AND THE OUTSIDE WORLD OR ANOTHER INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM
  • EG. A KEYBOARD OR MOUSE COULD BE CONSIDERED A FORM OF IMPUT WHILE A MONITER OR PRINTER IS CONSIDERED A FORM OF OUTPUT