Computer structure

Backing storage,ROM,RAM,Embedded sytems

Backing storage

this is a an storge outside the main processor eg. pen drives

RAM

this stands for Random access memory and is used for storing all of your programs and data but ervrething in the RAM is lost when the power is off. The processor can write to and read from the RAM at high speed

Embedded systems

tjhis is a small scale computer with its own processors and memory eg.digital cameras and washing machines

ROM

this stands for Read only memory and is use for storing penament data that is not lost when the power is off

Desktop computer

this consists of a CPU monitor ,keybord ,mouse,and printer. They have a vriety of backing storage devices eg,hard disk and CD

laptop

this is a portabul computer with touchpad and built in spekers and an LCD screen and has an large capacity hard drive