parts of a computer

hard drive

it is used to store all the software and information on a computer.
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motherboard

the motherboard is the heart of the computer it holds the CPU.it has many different microchips that carry all the computers software
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CPU

The CPU is called the central prossessing unit and it is the brain of the computer. it gives off a huge amount of heat so is covered in a metal grid called a heat grid to call it down and bring the heat away from it.
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Optical Drive

the optical drive in a computer uses a lazier to to read a disc so you can listen to music or watch a film on your computer
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RAM

RAM stands as random access memory helps you open things you have been using on your computer but it is deleted once you have turned your computer off.
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