Basic Parts of a Desktop Computer
- Computer Casing.
- Hard drive
- Display Monitor.
It is constructed from various materials and the common ones include Plastic,
This is the main system board or PCB and it provides connections to all the other components of a computer. It’s the most important and crucial component consisting of CPU, RAM slots, Connectors, ROM chip, power connector, and many more.
This is simply an electromechanical data storage device that uses rotating disks for storing and transfer of digital information and the latest SSD that uses a Nand based flash memory. Hard drives are grouped in four different categories, SATA, PATA, SCSI
It’s considered as the brain of the PC because all data processing is performed here. It also stores data, instructions
This is the output device that displays video and graphical information generated by the graphics adapter. It uses different technologies including CRT, LED, LCD, VCR, and plasma. Also known as
It is an input device connected to the computer to provide data and signals to CPU and has function keys and buttons arranged to provide electronic signals and commands.
This is also an input and hand-held pointing device. It controls the motion of the pointer in a graphical user interface. It performs the following functions:
- move the cursor
- drag and drop
- execute programs