WHAT'S INSIDE A COMPUTER?
BY: SOFIA LEGAKI 7B
Motherboard Component - NIC
Motherboard Component - CPU
The central processing unit (CPU) is the brain of your computer. It handles all the instructions that you give to your computer, and the faster it does it, the better.
Motherboard Component - CPU Fan (Cooler)
The CPU (Central Processing Unit) is the most important element of the computer. It’s called the brain of the computer. It processes data and interprets the computer’s hardware and software.
Motherboard Component - Northbridge
Motherboard Component - Audio Jacks
Audio jacks are found on many types of audio equipment and musical instruments that accept items plugged into them. In a car, an audio jack, (also called a "media jack" or "auxiliary (AUX) jack,") is a small phone socket that connects any portable music player to the vehicle's amplifier, which is the place where you can plug in, and speakers.
Motherboard Component - Southbridge
The southbridge is one of the two chips amongst all the chipsets on a PC motherboard, The northbridge ties the southbridge to the CPU. Through the use of controller integrated channel circuitry, the northbridge can directly link signals from the I/O units to the CPU for data control and access.
Motherboard Component - AGP Slot
Motherboard Component - PCI Slot
Motherboard Component - CMOS Battery
Motherboard Component - SATA Port
The SATA Port ( abbreviated as Serial AT Attachment) is a computer bus that connects big storage devices like hard disk drives and optical drives.
Motherboard Component - IDE Connector
The IDE Connector (Integrated Drive Electronics) is an interface connecting storage devices such as hard drives and Cd’s or Dvd’s. Only one cable does this important job!