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Computers Inside and Out - Who am I

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Modem
I connect comuters and allow them to talk to each other.
BIOS
I wake up the computer and remind it what to do.
CPU
I am the brain of the computer.
ROM
I have a very good memory. I can read, but I can't write.
Motherboard
I hold all the other circuit boards.
Hard Drive
Inormation in the computer is stored on my magnetic cylinders.
RAM
I can read and write; but if you turn off the computer, I forget everything.
Power Supply
I get electricity into the computer.
Video Card
I handle the graphics that are displayed on the monitor.
Port
Other hardware, like the keyboard or monitor, plugs into me.