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Computer Hardware
Hardware
Software
Six Major Subsystems
Input Devices
any computing device that can be physically touched
information and/or programs stored on a computer. intangible.…
input devices, output devices, auxiliary storage devices, net…
any piece of equipment that allows users to enter info in the…
Hardware
any computing device that can be physically touched
Software
information and/or programs stored on a computer. intangible.…
20 terms
Computer Hardware & Software Terms
Software
Hardware
Operating System
Peripheral
- Like a translator--instructions for the computer... -You can't…
physical parts of a computer
a set of computer programs that manage the hardware and softw…
the external hardware devices such as scanners, printers, etc
Software
- Like a translator--instructions for the computer... -You can't…
Hardware
physical parts of a computer
18 terms
Computer Hardware
Case (Tower or Chassis)
Motherboard
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Heat Sink
Covers and protects all internals parts from the outside envi…
The circuit board that houses most of your computers componen…
Carries out all complex calculations to perform instructions…
Metal block which mounts on top of the CPU in order to cool t…
Case (Tower or Chassis)
Covers and protects all internals parts from the outside envi…
Motherboard
The circuit board that houses most of your computers componen…
8 terms
Computer Hardware
Server
Laptop
Netbook
Tablet
A main computer that provides services and access to common f…
Portable computer
Similar to notebook, smaller and less expensive
Touch screen and screen swivels
Server
A main computer that provides services and access to common f…
Laptop
Portable computer
12 terms
Computer Hardware
Computer
Ergonomics
E-learning
Hardware
is an electronic device that accepts, processes, stores, and…
are designed factors for the workplace that are intended to m…
or electric learning, is the process of learning online.
the physical components of a computer system.
Computer
is an electronic device that accepts, processes, stores, and…
Ergonomics
are designed factors for the workplace that are intended to m…
30 terms
Computer Hardware
Computer Hardware is...
Components
Monitor
CPU is a...
Components of your computer system
Things that make up
Screen
Central Processing Unit- known as the brain of the computer
Computer Hardware is...
Components of your computer system
Components
Things that make up
12 terms
Computer Hardware
CPU
Data storage device
Expansion card
Hard drive
the primary component of a computer that processes instructio…
devices used to store for later use. The most common type of…
a printed circuit board that can be installed in computer to…
stores all the software and data that are not being used curr…
CPU
the primary component of a computer that processes instructio…
Data storage device
devices used to store for later use. The most common type of…
24 terms
Computer Hardware
Motherboard
Processor/CPU
Computer memory
Transistors
It is the largest circuit board in the computer that holds an…
It is the brain of the computer and is where all instructions…
Not to be confused with disk storage, the computer memory (RA…
The computer contains millions of it, which are used to creat…
Motherboard
It is the largest circuit board in the computer that holds an…
Processor/CPU
It is the brain of the computer and is where all instructions…
19 terms
Computer Hardware
desktop
tower case
All-In-One
keyboard
sets on desk with separate monitor
stands up beside computer
built into the computer without a tower case
used to type
desktop
sets on desk with separate monitor
tower case
stands up beside computer
Computer hardware
Post
post test pass
post test fails
Rom
This is the first thing a computer does before loading the op…
Emits single beep
Series of beeps
The CMOS program that the computer first runs
Post
This is the first thing a computer does before loading the op…
post test pass
Emits single beep
26 terms
Computer Hardware
Central Processing Unit
Data Bus
Motherboard
Hard Disk Drive
a silicon chip that processes data and carries out instructio…
includes the wiring and pathways by which the CPU communicate…
where the computer memory and other vital electronic parts ar…
fixed storage; the main storage device for a computer
Central Processing Unit
a silicon chip that processes data and carries out instructio…
Data Bus
includes the wiring and pathways by which the CPU communicate…
10 terms
Computer hardware
Computer Case
Computer Ports
CPU
Input Devise
the case that holds all the computer parts
a computer port is a connection point or interface between a…
Central Processing Unit
Any hardware devise that sends data to a computer, allowing y…
Computer Case
the case that holds all the computer parts
Computer Ports
a computer port is a connection point or interface between a…
10 terms
Computer Hardware
Computer Case
Computer Ports
CPU
Input Device
the case that protects the internal computer parts, the outer…
interface between two devices
Central Processing Unit, brains of the computer
A device used to enter information into a computer.
Computer Case
the case that protects the internal computer parts, the outer…
Computer Ports
interface between two devices
Computer Hardware
American Standard Code for Information…
Bit
Byte
CD-ROM
Coding system that computers of all types and brands can tran…
In binary, a bit represents a zero or one
A byte is another word for charater; generally represented by…
Disk that can store up to 680 MB of data; data can only be re…
American Standard Code for Information…
Coding system that computers of all types and brands can tran…
Bit
In binary, a bit represents a zero or one
27 terms
Computer Hardware
American Standard Code For Information…
Bit
Byte
CD-ROM
Coding system that computers of all types and brands can tran…
In binary, a bit represents a zero or one.
A byte is another word for character; generally represented b…
Disk that can store up to 680 MB of data; data can only be re…
American Standard Code For Information…
Coding system that computers of all types and brands can tran…
Bit
In binary, a bit represents a zero or one.
21 terms
Computer hardware
Port
Gender of connection
Ps/2
Serial
Allows you to physically connect to computer Ex. Sub HDMI, Et…
Female- The one with the holes. Male- the one with the protru…
Round six pin point used for connecting the mouse and keyboar…
9 pin or 25 pin. Ex. Printers. Switches and routers. Networki…
Port
Allows you to physically connect to computer Ex. Sub HDMI, Et…
Gender of connection
Female- The one with the holes. Male- the one with the protru…
55 terms
Computer Hardware
API
BIOS
boot sector
booting
(Application Programming Interface)... set of interface definiti…
(Basic Input/Output System)... first software that runs when com…
reserved section of hard drive used to contain bootstrap loader
the process that starts the operating system when the user tu…
API
(Application Programming Interface)... set of interface definiti…
BIOS
(Basic Input/Output System)... first software that runs when com…
10 terms
computer hardware
computer case
computer ports
CPU
Input Device
The enclosure that contains and protects the computer compone…
An interface on a computer to which you can connect a device.…
Central Processing Unit; the brain of the computer.
data entered into the computer through a variety of devices s…
computer case
The enclosure that contains and protects the computer compone…
computer ports
An interface on a computer to which you can connect a device.…
16 terms
Computer Hardware and Software Basics
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Hard Drive
Motherboard
RAM
Brain of the computer that performs instructions defined by s…
Storage device that stores digitally encoded data on rapidly…
Printed circuit board on which the CPU, RAM chips and other e…
Random Access Memory - temporary place to store material that…
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Brain of the computer that performs instructions defined by s…
Hard Drive
Storage device that stores digitally encoded data on rapidly…
10 terms
Computer Hardware
Computer Case
Computer Ports
CPU
Input Device
A use case is a software and system engineering term that des…
A computer port is a connection point or interface between a…
Stands for Central Processing Unit. The CPU is the primary co…
any device that provides input to a computer. This can be inp…
Computer Case
A use case is a software and system engineering term that des…
Computer Ports
A computer port is a connection point or interface between a…
16 terms
Computer Hardware
Processor
Operating system
Memory
Hard disc
Performs tasks on things like memory and other data streams
A system that maintains a computer's basic tributes
It stores the immediate data in the computer
It's another storage device for the computer
Processor
Performs tasks on things like memory and other data streams
Operating system
A system that maintains a computer's basic tributes
35 terms
Computer Hardware
System Unit (Tower)
Monitor
Keyboard
Mouse
Contains all the inner workings of a computer. Protects all t…
Visual output device that interprets the data into a picture…
Input device used to type words or numbers on the monitor or…
Input device that you move around on a flat surface and click…
System Unit (Tower)
Contains all the inner workings of a computer. Protects all t…
Monitor
Visual output device that interprets the data into a picture…
10 terms
Computer hardware
Computer Case
Computer Ports
CPU
Input Device
The external shell of a computer.
where devices can be hooked up.
The brains of the computer. ... Abbreviation of central processi…
any device used to input data and commands into the computer,…
Computer Case
The external shell of a computer.
Computer Ports
where devices can be hooked up.
7 terms
computer hardware
case
front panel connector cable
power supply
motherboard
protects the components of the computer from damage, dust, an…
helps your computer start up
sends energy to the motherboard and the drives from outlet
main circuit chip in the computer, where all the hardware is…
case
protects the components of the computer from damage, dust, an…
front panel connector cable
helps your computer start up
12 terms
Computer Hardware
computer case
computer ports
cpu
input device
shell of all the pieces in the computer
interface between other computers
brain of the computer
used to enter information into the computer
computer case
shell of all the pieces in the computer
computer ports
interface between other computers
13 terms
Computer Hardware
Case
Central processing unit (CPU)
Data storage device
Expansion card
the outside cover of a computer tower
the part of a computer that performs logical and arithmetical…
Device capable of permanently or temporarily storing digital…
a circuit board inserted into a slot on the motherboard to en…
Case
the outside cover of a computer tower
Central processing unit (CPU)
the part of a computer that performs logical and arithmetical…
10 terms
computer hardware
computer case
computer ports
CPU
input device
a peripheral device connects to a computer system to add func…
a connection point or interface between a computer and an ext…
the brains of the computer where most calculations take place…
a hardware or peripheral device used to send data to a computer
computer case
a peripheral device connects to a computer system to add func…
computer ports
a connection point or interface between a computer and an ext…
10 terms
Computer Hardware
Computer case
Computer ports
CPU
Input Device
Houses the processor and other components of the computer sys…
In computer hardware, a port serves as an interface between t…
Abbreviation of central processing unit. The CPU is the brain…
any device used to input data and commands into the computer,…
Computer case
Houses the processor and other components of the computer sys…
Computer ports
In computer hardware, a port serves as an interface between t…
25 terms
Computer Hardware
ROM
PROM
EPROM
EEPROM
memory hardwired onto the motherboard, cant be erased or re w…
Software installed on a designated chip, still cant be erased…
Erasable programmable ROM... can only be changed with special UV…
Electronically programmable ROM AKA Flash ROM, can be modifie…
ROM
memory hardwired onto the motherboard, cant be erased or re w…
PROM
Software installed on a designated chip, still cant be erased…
18 terms
Computer Hardware
Input
Process
Output
Storage
Gathers data
Takes data preforms instructions on it to change it into desi…
Displays data into a human readable form.
Saves data for use later
Input
Gathers data
Process
Takes data preforms instructions on it to change it into desi…
19 terms
computer hardware
computer hardware
central processing unit
storage unit
control unit
includes the computer case, monitor, keyboard, and mouse. It…
the CPU is the brains of the computer where most calculations…
consisting of computer components and recording media used to…
computer's central processing unit (CPU) that directs operati…
computer hardware
includes the computer case, monitor, keyboard, and mouse. It…
central processing unit
the CPU is the brains of the computer where most calculations…
11 terms
computer hardware
motherboard
Motherboard Form Factor
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Random Access Memory (RAM)
a processor in the tech item
a power supply
where the calculations come from
it is memory that can be accessed with out messing with the s…
motherboard
a processor in the tech item
Motherboard Form Factor
a power supply
12 terms
Computer Hardware
bit
byte
digital
draw
binary digit
8 bits
...
Take or pull out... A formal graphical representation of an obje…
bit
binary digit
byte
8 bits
10 terms
Computer Hardware
computer case
computer ports
CPU
input device
The enclosure that contains and protects the computer compone…
An interference of the computer in which you can plug in devi…
central processing unit. It is considered as the ''brain'' of…
Devices that are put out of the computer( Printer)
computer case
The enclosure that contains and protects the computer compone…
computer ports
An interference of the computer in which you can plug in devi…
12 terms
Computer Hardware
Case
CPU
Data Storage Device
Expansion Card
The part of your computer that protects and keeps all the har…
The CPU is the par of the computer that processes instruction…
A physical device that holds and stores data
An expansion card is a printed circuit board that can be inst…
Case
The part of your computer that protects and keeps all the har…
CPU
The CPU is the par of the computer that processes instruction…
8 terms
Computer Hardware
Hardware
Software
PC
OS
The physical parts of the computer. The parts that you can to…
Computer code in the forms of programs that tell the hardware…
Personal Computer. Most PCs use a Windows operating system.
Operating system
Hardware
The physical parts of the computer. The parts that you can to…
Software
Computer code in the forms of programs that tell the hardware…
26 terms
Computer Hardware
Input
Process
Output
Storage
gathers data often from user entry
takes data, performs instructions on it, to change it into th…
displays data in a human readable form
saves data for use later
Input
gathers data often from user entry
Process
takes data, performs instructions on it, to change it into th…
14 terms
Computer Hardware
Motherboard
CPU
Core
RAM
Main system printed circuit board.
Central processing unit.
Where processing occurs in a CPU.
Random access memory.
Motherboard
Main system printed circuit board.
CPU
Central processing unit.
24 terms
Computer hardware
Hardware
Hardware examples
System unit(computer)
Other hardware
The stuff you can touch
Monitor keyboard mouse
Tower desktop laptop
Printer scanner
Hardware
The stuff you can touch
Hardware examples
Monitor keyboard mouse
10 terms
Computer Hardware
Computer Case
Computer Ports
CPU
Input Device
The enclosure that contains most of the components of a compu…
A physical docking point using which an external device can b…
The abbreviation for central processing unit.. Sometimes refe…
Any machine that feeds data into a computer.
Computer Case
The enclosure that contains most of the components of a compu…
Computer Ports
A physical docking point using which an external device can b…
36 terms
Computer Hardware
Data
Information
Hardware
Software
A collection of unprocessed items, which can include text, nu…
Processed data that conveys meaning to users.
Electric, electronics, and mechanical components contained in…
A series of related instructions, organized for a common purp…
Data
A collection of unprocessed items, which can include text, nu…
Information
Processed data that conveys meaning to users.
13 terms
Computer Hardware
RAM
DRAM
SDRAM
MCC
random access memory
dynamic random access memory
Synchronous DRAM(DRAM that are synchronized with the clock sp…
Memory Controller Chip (controls read/write to DRAM)
RAM
random access memory
DRAM
dynamic random access memory
44 terms
Computing hardware
Computer architecture
Binary
CPU
Control Unit
The internal, logical structure and organisation of the compu…
A system of numbers using only 2 digits 0 and 1, unlike the d…
Central processing Unit of the computer containing the contro…
The control unit works with the CPU to control the flow of da…
Computer architecture
The internal, logical structure and organisation of the compu…
Binary
A system of numbers using only 2 digits 0 and 1, unlike the d…
Computer Hardware
case
central processing unit (CPU)
data storage device
expansion card
enclosure that contains most of the components of a computer…
Primary component of a computer that processes instructions.…
Anything that stores user data, such as a hard drive or SSD.
A printed circuit board that can be installed into a computer…
case
enclosure that contains most of the components of a computer…
central processing unit (CPU)
Primary component of a computer that processes instructions.…
25 terms
Computer Hardware
Power Supply
Fans
Power Connector
BIOS
take power from the wall and convert it to usable voltage
prevents overheating by circulating air through and out
power supply plugs into motherboard via this
tells your computer what to do once it has power (Basic Input…
Power Supply
take power from the wall and convert it to usable voltage
Fans
prevents overheating by circulating air through and out
24 terms
Computer Hardware
Central processing unit (CPU)
GHz
MHz
System Unit
The chip located inside the system unit of a computer that pe…
speed of a processor counted by billions of ticks per second
speed of a processor counted by millions of ticks per second
The container that holds the motherboard and keeps components…
Central processing unit (CPU)
The chip located inside the system unit of a computer that pe…
GHz
speed of a processor counted by billions of ticks per second
21 terms
Computer Hardware
Monitor
Disk Drive
Audio In
Audio Out
Used to display images on the screen
Lets your computer read DVDs and CDs
Lets you plug in headphones or speakers
Lets you plug in various devices
Monitor
Used to display images on the screen
Disk Drive
Lets your computer read DVDs and CDs
Computer Hardware
Peripheral Device
Input Device
Output Device
Storage Device
Device that is used to put information into or get informatio…
A device used to enter information into a computer.
any device that accepts processed data (information) from the…
external hardware used to store and retrieve data, such as a…
Peripheral Device
Device that is used to put information into or get informatio…
Input Device
A device used to enter information into a computer.
Computer Hardware
case
central processor unit
data storage device
expansion device
The system unit, also known as a "tower" or "chassis," is the…
Stands for "Central Processing Unit." The CPU is the primary…
A data storage device is a device for recording (storing) inf…
An expansion card is a printed circuit board that can be inst…
case
The system unit, also known as a "tower" or "chassis," is the…
central processor unit
Stands for "Central Processing Unit." The CPU is the primary…
29 terms
Computer Hardware
Today, Music Technology centers around…
keyboard, mice, touchscreen technology…
speakers/headphones, Midi interface, S…
MIDI Stands for
Computer
Input and output hardware
Musical output
Musical Instrument Digital Interface
Today, Music Technology centers around…
Computer
keyboard, mice, touchscreen technology…
Input and output hardware
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