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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Parts of a Computer

SOFTWARE - programs which can be used on a particular computer system.

PERIPHERALS - input devices attached to the CPU.

MAIN MEMORY - section that holds programs and data while they are executed or processed.

HARD DRIVE (HARD DISK) - magnetic device used to store information.

HARDWARE - physical parts that make up a computer system.

INPUT - the information which is presented to the computer.

PORTS - sockets into which an external device may be connected.

OUTPUT - results produced by a computer.

CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT (CPU) - the brain of the computer.

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