Nt1310 Unit 1 Essay

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Induction Assignment
Task 1

CPU – The CPU of a computer stands for ‘Central Processing Unit’. Many people know this as the brain of the computer

RAM – The RAM of a computer stands for ‘Random Access Memory’. The computers temporary memory is stored here.

Hard Drive – The Hard Drive is used to store files and folders.

Graphics Card – A Graphics Card is used by the computer to generate images onto your Screen (Both 2D and 3D)

Power Supply – A Power Supply is used to power your device and keep it running.

Screen – A Screen is used to show the images generated from your Graphics Card. Optical Drive – An Optical Drive is used to read and/or write information onto as disk such as CDs, DVDs and Blu Rays.

Software – A Software is a program that is put on your Device

Task 2

CPU – The CPU is vital to your device as it processes information which then executes a program that is loaded onto your computer. The better your CPU means the faster
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Also both of these come with 3 USB ports, however the Acer only has 1 3.0 port and 2 2.0 ports, while the HP has 2 3.0 ports and 1 2.0 port. This then means that if you were to put in an external hard drive, files will move from it faster on the HP.
Both of the laptops also come equipped with an optical drive, however neither read Blu-Rays. As well as this, they both come with a Camera and Microphone so if you are away from friends/family then you can easily video call then, but on the HP there is a better webcam that has up to 5.7 megapixels, compared to the Acer which only has 1.3 megapixels.
As for security the HP doesn’t have anything, simple as that. However the Acer comes with a security lock slot, but unless you actually buy a security lock for the laptop, it is

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