Computer Hardware Analysis
A Computer is made up of various components in order for the computer or laptop to operate here is a list of components that a computer, Laptop will use in order to function correctly.
Motherboard: A Motherboard is the main printed circuit board it contains connectors and expansion ports for attaching additional peripherals to the main board almost all main boards contain logical and commonly used input devices such as PS2 connectors that allow a keyboard and mouse to be connected to the motherboard some systems as small form factor computers and home theatre PC’s usually use a fan less design these systems will need a low powered CPU to make sure temperatures don’t rise dangerously …show more content…
“Central Processing Unit is the electronic circuiting within a Computer that carries out the instructions of a Computer by preforming the basic arithmetic.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_processing_unit RAM: Random Access Memory is a form of data storage device it is designed to allow data items to be Read / Written to in order to correspond with other peripherals such as HDD, SSD, Optical Drive (DVD-RW) (CD-RW) the read and write rate varies on the size of the chip some manufactures build there chips faster than others so it always best to shop around other types of memory include ROM & NOR-FLASH these types have limits and do not allow data to be wrote to them.
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HDD’s Keep data stored even when they do not have any power.
The most common interfaces used to connect a HDD to the Computers main board are IDE and SATA (Serial ATA).
Hard drive Enclosures can be purchased to convert IDE or SATA connections to be compatible with standard USB serial Bus connection.
HDD’s usually come in two sizes 2.5” and 3.5”, 2.5” HDD’s are usually found in Laptop’s and Games Consoles.
3.5” Drives are usually found in Desktop and Workstation Machines. SSD: Solid State Drive: also known as a Solid State Disk (it does not contain no actual disk) SSD’s use integrated circuit assemblies as memory in order to store data persistently.
USB Ports: USB is an industry standard created in the mid 1990’s that defines the cables connectors and commination protocols.
USB is one of the most commonly used interfaces of the 20th century.
We see USB Ports everywhere we go these days whether it’s in your Computer, Laptop, Car, Car Radio, Home, Games Console TV, Mobile Phone etc. and its popularity on still on the rise the USB Ports supply any USB Device with up to 5 Volts of