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GCSE GCSE ICT Mind Map on Keywords, created by Lauren Vardy on 05/07/2013.

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Lauren Vardy
Created by Lauren Vardy over 6 years ago
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1 Processor
1.1 The higher the number the faster it is. Does all the calculations, the ‘brain’ of the computer. Usually measured in GHz.
2 RAM
2.1 Temporary memory. The higher the RAM the more things you can do at once. Better graphics and videos require more RAM.
3 Hard Drive
3.1 Primary storage area. Measured in bytes (gigabytes). 1000 gigabytes= terabyte. The bigger the more data can be stored.
4 Wireless Enabled
4.1 Pick up Wi-Fi signals and connect to internet. Slower than a cable due to distortion. Can’t travel through lots of thick walls. Connects other devices together.
5 USB Connection
5.1 Universal Serial Bus. It’s the most common thing on a computer. Many peripherals are connected this way. It’s good to have a lot of USB ports.
6 Sound/ Graphics Card
6.1 Fixed to the main motherboard. Plays, record and displays graphics. If you see a lot of sound/ graphics it is an important thing to consider. Gamers usually have very expensive graphics cards.
7 Optical Drive
7.1 CD or DVD drive. Allows you to install software, listen to and watch films. Some optical drives allow you to burn CDs/DVDs. Useful for data transfers, backing up and archiving.

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