Brain of the computer that handles the flow of the data.
This is what computer manufacturers usually advertise because speed is something that buyers can relate to.
Allows computers to store and retain information.
Memory boards are motherboard-dependent, which means you have to buy only those that your motherboard accepts.
Converts data into sound to be sent to speakers or converts sounds to digital formats.
Computer parts cannot come together by themselves. Most require cable connectors in order to communicate with the motherboard and other components of the computer.
is an expansion card whose function is to generate and output images to a display.
Many video cards offer added functions, such as accelerated rendering of 3D scenes, video capture, TV tuner adapter, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 decoding, FireWire, light pen, TV output, or the ability to connect multiple monitors.