Computer Parts

Helpful if you are interested in computers

Floppy disk

Below is a floppy disk, or diskette, Basically, a floppy disk drive reads and writes data to a small, circular piece of metal-coated plastic similar to audio cassette tape.

Heat sinks

Without heat sinks, modern computers couldn't run at the speeds they do. Just as you cool down with a cold bottle of water after a workout, heat sinks cool down your computer's processor after it runs multiple programs at once. And without a quality heat sink, your computer processor is at risk of overheating, which could destroy your entire system, costing you hundreds, even thousands of dollars. So it is quiet important to have a heat sink in your computer.

Hard drive

Storage is the hard drive’s main responsibility. Everything you keep/save on your computer is on a hard drive. Not only just documents, pictures, music, and videos. Your programs, your preferences, even your operating system, they’re all stored on your computer’s hard drive. If you didnt have a hard drive nothing would save.`

Optical drive

An optical drive is merely a CD or DVD drive. An optical drive uses disc and lasers to store and retrieve data. Your CD/DVD on your computer is an optical drive. So is a DVD player.

RAM moduels

RAM - Random Access Memory, is used by the system to store data for processing by a computer's central processing unit. RAM stores the data in memory cells that are arranged in grids much like the cells are arranged in a spreadsheet.


Central Processing Unit (CPU), or sometimes simply processor, is the component in a digital computer capable of executing a program. It interprets computer program instructions and processes data. Processors provide the fundamental digital computer trait of programmability, and are one of the necessary components found in computers of any era, along with primary storage and input/output facilities.