About• This presentation is designed for those who are not computer-literate, it describes most parts of a computer in an easy to read presentation. Enjoy.
Memory Cards• Memory cards are a type of memory that lets you store images and files.• They work with a wide variety of things like computers and cameras.
Flash Memory/RAM• Flash Memory (also known as RAM) is used to store smaller, time-limited information for short periods of time.• It is not used to store stuff permanently, but as and when the computer needs it.
Memory Stick/USB• Similar to a Memory Card, stores images and data. Also known as a USB.• Only works with stuff that has the correct hole.
Hard Drive• A hard drive is another type of memory, which stores data on metal disks.• This is used for important files like programs and games.
Solid Hard Drive• Exactly the same as a regular hard drive, but stores the data in memory chips.• These are, due to the cost of new stuff, rather costly and people tend to use hard drives more.
Power Supply• This device converts mains voltage into something a computer can use.• Powers all parts of a computer.
Wireless Card• Used to connect to a router, without the use of cables.• These are installed in the back of a computer, and will let you access the internet.
Sound Card• Installed into the back like a Network Card, but provides sound to the computer.
Processor/CPU• Processes everything on the computer, like a calculator but for data.• Plugged into the motherboard.
Processor Cooler• Attached to the CPU to cool it down.• Usually a fan or liquid to help spread the heat.
Motherboard• Used to connect most of the components together, and provide slots for RAM or a processor.• Not a fatherboard.
CD/DVD Drive• Allows you to read and play CD/DVDs.
Computer Case• Used to store all the internal components of a computer.