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The Computer System


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Addition notes about the computer system and highlighting the advantages and disadvantage which will be elaborated on by students

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The Computer System

  1. 1. What is a computer? What is a computer system? Categories of computers Advantages & Disadvantages of computer usage
  2. 2. What is a Computer? A computer is an electronic machine that accepts input(data), processes that input and stores or outputs the resulting information.
  3. 3. What is a computer system? A complete, working computer. Computer systems will include the computer along with any software and peripheral devices that are necessary to make the computer function.
  4. 4. Categories of the computer system Categories of computer systems tend to change with the passage of time. The category fits into determining the computers size, processing power or level of portability.
  5. 5. Categories of the computer system Cntd’ Six such categories are: Personal computers Mobile computers Mobile devices Mainframes Supercomputers
  6. 6. 3 Advantages of computer usage Speed- Gets task done quickly and eliminate a high usage of man power. Storage- Can save a massive amount of data, images , videos etc for future use. Reliability- Gives easy access to users
  7. 7. Disadvantages of computer usage Cost- can be quite expensive to setup Security & Integrity