Computer Hardware

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What is the name of temporary fast access memory used in a computer? RAM (Random Access Memory)
Which part of the computer performs thousands of calculations every second? The Processor
Which piece of hardware allows you to control the pointer on a computer screen? The Mouse
What does CRT stand for? Cathode Ray Tube
What does LCD stand for? Liquid Crystal Display
What does LED stand for? Light Emmitting Diode
What hardware do you need to play a CD? CD Rom or DVD Rom
How many megabytes is 1024 kilobytes? 1mb
Which hardware is used to store long-term data? Hard Drive / Hard Disk
What type of harddrive is found in a USB pen? Solid State Flash Memory
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