Computer Components

Hermione Kerr
Mind Map by Hermione Kerr, updated more than 1 year ago
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Created by Hermione Kerr about 1 year ago
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T h e c o m p u t e r c o m p o n e n t s ! !

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Computer Components
  1. RAM
    1. Stoares data while powered
    2. Power Supply
      1. Supplies power to the components
      2. Motherboard
        1. Connects all the components
        2. Fan
          1. Cools the components that may get hot
          2. CPU
            1. Processes information
            2. Optical drive
              1. Reads and writes data stoared on compact discs
              2. Hard drive
                1. Reads and wites data onto metal platters
                2. Floppy drive
                  1. Reads and writes information from floppy discs
                  2. The difference between storage and memory
                    1. Storage is like the hard disk drive
                      1. Memory is like Random Access Memory
                        1. Whereas memory refers to the location of short-term data, storage is the component of your computer that allows you to store and access data on a long-term basis. Usually, storage comes in the form of a solid-state drive or a hard drive.
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