CPU0 CPU - Central Processing Unit.0 A CPU is very important for the computer, it controls all of the components in the computer and checks them.0 A CPU is basically the brains of a computer.
RAM0 RAM – Random Access Memory0 The good thing about having Ram is that, you can have more than one program open at the same time without slowing the computer down.
NIC Card0 NIC – Network Interface Card0 The NIC allows computers to be joined together in a LAN, or a local area.
Heat Sink0 A heat sink is very important, it is used to cool the CPU so it does not overheat.0 Basically the heat sink pulls the heat from the CPU.0 The heat sink get hot while the CPU cools down0 The system fan then pulls the hot air out of the case.
Memory0 There are lots of types of memory, which are,0 Ram- Random accesses memory, which basically makes the computer faster.0 Rom- found on the motherboard, data is stored in to the Rom, the data in there cannot be modified, its mainly used to distribute firmware.0 Flash drive- flash drive memory does not need power to keep the information on there. It is a removable storage device.
Adapter cards0 There are also a lot of adapter cards,0 Video card- allows graphic capability on the expansion card0 NIC- it allows the computer to connect to the internet wirelessly or can be a weird connection.0 Audio card- it lets you control your music or something that comes out of the computer which means that you can use things like headphones and speakers.0 PCI- can either be a 32 bit or a 64 bit slot on the motherboard0 PCIe- is a serial bus expansion slot and has a x1, x4, x8 and x16.0 PCMCIA- is a association that choose laptop expansion card standards.