unit in computer which performs all arithmetic and logic functions
Central processing unit
Also known as the microprocessor; the brains of the computer.
board that contains electronic components
Electronic device that receives data, processes data, stores data, and produces a result.
Component of a processor that directs and coordinates most of the operations in the computer.
text , numbers , sounds ,images or video
a data storage device inside a computer that can store a large quantity of data (60GB or more), but cannot easily be removed from the computer.
The physical parts of the computer
instructions or programs for controlling the computer
a circuit board that contains all of the computer system's main components.
random access memory
the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on
a type of memory that is used to store premanent data an instructions because it is nonvolatile
can support a few users or hundred of users
largest and fastest computers, capable of storing and processing tremendous volumes of data.
Small devices that fit into the palm of your hand, such as PDAs and smart phones.
electronic devices that fit into the palm of your hand ,such as personal digital assistants (PDA's), calculators, smaer phones, electric organizers , and handheld games.
Similiar to a microcomputer ;however it is smaller anad portable.
A personal computer similiar in size and thickness to a notepad on which you can take notes using a stylus or digital pen on a touch screen
usb flash drive
A small removable data storage device