The computer is now regarded as one of the most important tools used by man, utterly indispensable in human life, either for work or even entertainment.
Every day an estimated sale of a large number of computers to consumers worldwide, but like everything else not all consumers know the components of a computer or may not have to know, and this post becomes the perfect teacher for a basic theme for those who do not know about the integrated devices of a computer.
The computer is composed by:
Hardware that has a specialized processor on the graphics, this way, it frees the computer’s main processor for other tasks.
Expansion card or other device used to connect a computer to a network. The name applies to any kind of card connecting to any network.
Optical disk drives (CD or DVD)
Are hardware devices that read data discs (CD-ROM or DVD)
Device that controls all software and hardware of the computer serve as the basis for installation of all components of a computer, and also known to be the piece with the larger size inside a computer.
A device that determines the graphics computer. Controls the resolution of the images and number of colors.
RAM (Random Access Memory)
Temporary buffer memory of the computer is usually emptied when the computer turned off.
Processing unit and control the computer’s electronics device that interprets and executes the main functions of a computer.
It is the “mother program” of a computer, controls all operations, including the operation of specific applications, and the sending of received data and transferred to a computer. The operating system (DOS, Windows, Linux, OS / 2, Unix, Mac) is the first items to be executed on the computer before any other software and remains active all the time, until the computer is turned off.
Computer peripherals are not essential to the functioning of a computer, but are very important to ensure a better entertainment. Some examples of computer peripherals are mice, keyboards and monitors (they are essential, but the best parts can be purchased separately), there are still the joystick, web cam, speakers and more.
Now that you know what pieces of the computer and based on your needs, you can create your own pc (piece by piece, but is possible) or even exchange in case of failure, lucky you.
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