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Abbreviation of central processing unit, is the brains of the computer. Sometimes referred to simply as the processor or central processor, is where most calculations take place.
The main circuit board in a computer that connects together all of the individual components that comprise the system unit. typically provides slots to hold the processor, RAM memory, and expansion cards. It also provides all of the circuitry (busses) to connect the components to the main processor. Many also have chips that can provided video, sound, or networking functionality.
A metal base or plate that one or more components are mounted in order to absorb, or carry away heat from the components.
hardware that holds a magnetic disk, that reads and writes information on it. stores your computer's information
this is the software stored on a chip that is a set of instructions for necessary functions in a computer.
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