Jun 20 2009
There are many fancy add-ons for computers, but the basic elements of the computer are simple and universal. If 1 of these key elements is missing, it is not a computer. The 4 essentials of every system are: a motherboard, a central processing unit (CPU), memory and a hard drive. These components are installed in a case to which are attached a monitor, a keyboard and mouse. This is the basis of your computer.
The motherboard ( “mobo” for short) is the foundation. Everything attaches to the mobo: the CPU, , hard drive, monitor, mouse, keyboard, add-on cards, even other devices like printers, scanners and speakers. The motherboard is like the nervous system and skeleton of the human body. Next is CPU, most mathematical manipulations that make computers operate are done by the CPU. The of the computer is often measured by the speed of CPU.
Next is Hard Drive, all data contained in RAM is lost when the computer is off, what should be a place to store them permanently. That is what the . He holds the operating system. Memory or RAM (Random Access Memory) is coming next. This is the part of the computer that stores information the computer needs to operate. The last is additional Devices, everything you need to complete the basic computer system is a monitor, a keyboard and mouse. Accessories such as a printer or scanner are useful for office , and players will probably want to add speakers and joystick control.