4 Main Parts of a Computer System

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gcse ICT Mind Map on 4 Main Parts of a Computer System, created by marie.riddle on 10/13/2014.
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4 Main Parts of a Computer System
1 HARDWARE
1.1 Input Devices
1.1.1 Keyboard
1.1.2 Mouse
1.1.3 Microphone
1.2 Output Devices
1.2.1 Monitor
1.2.2 Printer
1.2.3 Loudspeaker
1.3 Processing Componants
1.3.1 CPU
1.3.2 RAM
1.3.3 Clock
1.4 Backing Stores
1.4.1 Hard Disk
2 Application Software
2.1 Word Processor
2.1.1 MS Word
2.2 DTP
2.2.1 MS Publisher
2.3 Spreadsheet
2.3.1 MS Excel
2.4 Database
2.5 Computer Control
2.5.1 Sensing/Making decisions/Output of control signals
2.6 Data Logging
2.6.1 MSAccess
2.7 Art Package
2.7.1 Paintbrush
3 Operating Systems

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  • 4 Main Functions: To allow the app s/w to communicate with the hardware To manage the transfer of data to and from peripherals To manage the computer system To manage system security
3.1 Windows 98

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  • Used   on single computers
3.2 MS Dos

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  • Now out of date but still used on most computers
3.3 Windows NT

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  • Like Windows 98 but used on computer networks
4 Back Up Storage
4.1 DVD

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  • 4700 mb 7 x more than CD
4.2 Tape Streamer

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  • Used to back up hard drives
4.3 Floppy Disk/Zip Disk

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  • small portable magnetic disk
4.4 CD Rom

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  • Optical disk CD-r & CD-RW can be rewritten on 650mb
4.5 Hard Drive

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  • 10000 mb - The C drive on computers a magnetic store
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