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Explore the Parts of a Computer




          Outer Parts

           Inner Parts
Outer Parts

                    Case

         Monitor




                   Mouse
      Keyboard
Inner Parts
Keyboard
   The input device; use to type instructions into
    the computer.
    typically has characters printed on the keys
   each press of a key typically corresponds to a
    single written symbols.
   is also used to give commands to the operating
    system of a computer
Mouse
   A pointing device used to
    make on-screen selection.

   primary input devices used
    with today's computers

   name comes from the small
    shape of the mouse, which
    you can move quickly back
    and forth on the mouse pad,
    and the cord, which
    represents the mouse's tail
Monitor
   An output device that lets you
    see your work as you go.
   Used for data processing
   an electronic device that
    shows pictures and look
    similar to televisions
   high display resolution makes
    it easier to see smaller letters
    and fine graphics
   types of monitor (CRT, LCD
    and LED)
Computer Case
   Protect all the electronic
    components inside the computer
   Provide adequate ventilation to
    prevent overheating
   Capable of allowing you to
    expand your hardware if the need
    arises.
   Come in several different sizes
    and shapes
Central Processing Unit (CPU)

   Part of computer that performs
    calculation and carries out instructions.

   It is sometimes called the “processor”

   The brains of the comp, which oversees
    all of its functions.
RAM (Random Access Memory)

   Temporarily store data so that it can be accessed
    directly and randomly.
   Determining factor in how fast your applications or
    software run.
   The information goes away once the computer is
    turned off, so it is important to save any work you
    want to keep.
   Measured in megabytes (MBs).
Heatsink and Fan

   a heat sink is a passive component
    that cools a device by dissipating
    heat into the surrounding air.
    Heat sinks are used to cool
    electronic components such as high-
    power semiconductor devices
Power Supply

   Supply the fuel (power), for the computer.
     supply power to the motherboard and the drives

   Contain a fan that helps assist in the task of
    cooling the computer.
   Come in a variety of wattages.
     200 watt and 250 watt, are the most commonly
      used
Motherboard

   Located inside the
    system unit and
    used to store
    programs and
    most data.
Hard Drive

   Located inside the
    system unit and used
    to store programs and
    most data.
Video Card
   The part of the computer that is in charge
    of controlling your video display.
   Sometimes referred to as a graphics
    card.
   Vary in the resolution (number of pixels)
    and number of colors I can display.
DVD Drive



   The DVD represents the
    second generation of
    compact-disc (CD)
    technology

				
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