Computer Components-hardware

the history of computing

History of computing

In this topic we are learning about the history of computing and computer components.
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  1. A drive is software that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or devices. Without drivers, the hardware you connect to your computer for example, a video card or a webcam will not work properly.

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  1. PCI is short for Peripheral Component Interconnect, a local bus standard developed by Intel Corporation. Most modern PCs include a PCI bus in addition to a more general ISA expansion bus. PCI is also used on some versions of the Macintosh computer.

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Computer Battery

A battery is a hardware component that supplies power to a device, enabling that device to work without a power cord Batteries are often capable of powering alatop computer for several hours depending on how much power it requires. Today, many high-end devices such as computer laptops and phones use rechargeable batteries that allow a user to recharge the battery once depleted of energy. In the picture below, is an example of what a laptop battery may look like when removed from the laptop with a close-up of the battery rating.


A Motherboard is also known as a MB,mainboard,mobo,mobd,backplane board