what is inside a computer

come here to learn about whats inside a computer

the motherboard

  • motherboard or mainboard-the mainboard makes everything below work together.
  • processor or central processing unit(CPU)-carries out instructions
  • hard disk drive(HDD) store files and applications.
  • RAM or memory- temporarily stores recently used files and applications for quick access later.


computers require input hardware, processing hardware and output hardware. The hardware that defines a computer is the CPU and memory. without these a computer could not functions.

cd drive

a cd drive is a drive that reads a compact disc and that is connected to an audio system.