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What Are The Hardware Components For A Pc?

Postby FitzAdam » Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:33 am

all the components that you can touch feel or see are hardware components simple

keyboard

mouse

hard disk

monitor

cpu

printer

modem

lan card

etc etc etc
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What Are The Hardware Components For A Pc?

Postby Angus » Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:59 pm

Wow, great question.... Check out this page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_ha...
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What Are The Hardware Components For A Pc?

Postby Tripper » Thu Apr 06, 2017 4:34 pm

It may vary from PC to PC but mainly: Power supply, Motherboard, Ram, CPU, video card, sound card
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What Are The Hardware Components For A Pc?

Postby Troyes » Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:58 pm

the basic components that are needed for an IBM compatible PC to boot up are:

power supply

motherboard

BIOS

CPU

RAM

mouse

keyboard

video card (if no on board video)

floppy disk drive

* other items which are not necessary for the computer to operate but are physically located inside the computer chassis

hard drive

CD-ROM

modem

network interface card (NIC)

sound card
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What Are The Hardware Components For A Pc?

Postby maoltuile » Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:40 am

Basically you need motherboard, data storage device (Hard Drive) memory and, keyboard and mouse. But that description is very simplified, because modern mother board has many controllers build in. In many instances almost everything with the exception of the hard drive is on the mother board. But if you separate hem in to single item your list will be long. I will mention just the major components. Mother board will have built in BIOS (Basic Input Output System) this is a specially programmed memory chip that will recognize basic components of your machine and allow computer to come alive. You will have RAM (Random Access Memory) this allows operating system to be loaded in the computer, Drive controllers (to control your hard disk , floppy disk, CD ROM etc.) Graphic card to drive your monitor, sound card to decode voice, port controllers to control USB, LPT, Serial ports, to connect to the internet you need modem, if your computer is on the network you will have NIC (Network interface Card) the brain of it all is of curs the processor, which performs all the necessary calculations, so programs and components can "talk" to each other and the user gets the end result. This description is very simplified. Modern PC may have many other devices built in to support ever grown field of our life.
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What Are The Hardware Components For A Pc?

Postby Bradwr » Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:27 pm

once you're making a pc (judging by technique of the question), you want to seem at the following: a million) CPU/Processor - it truly is a important element of the computer. once you're searching to make a gaming computer, a center 2 duo with a million.8ghz or higher is said. If that is not a duo, only a unmarried, get over 3.3ghz. once you're transforming into quad, any will do because that is the suitable. something a lot less, for elementary use. suggested a minimum of 8mb cache for gaming. 2mb for elementary 2) Motherboard - This connects each thing. Gaming: Bus speed of a minimum of 1333mhz. Max memory a minimum of 4gb. something a lot less for elementary use. 3) memory/Ram - a minimum of 2gb for gaming. 1gb for elementary use. 4) pictures card - 1gb+ for gaming. 256-512mb for usual use 5) hardchronic - regardless of you want. that is in simple terms the memory of the computer 6) Case - Gaming: large fan/assorted followers 7) skill grant - gaming: 450W+ elementary:a lot less desire this facilitates
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What Are The Hardware Components For A Pc?

Postby Harland » Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:01 am

Well it depends on whether you mean Desktop or Notebook.

For a Desktop the primary components are:

Power Suppy

Processor

Processor Fan

Mainboard

RAM

There can be additional adapter cards such as Video, Network, Modem, Sound, Bus Controllers. Some Mainboards encorporate these. In that case they are stated as being "onboard".

The secondary components are storage drives such as a Hard Disk Drive, Optical Drive, and Floppy Disk Drive.


The tertiary devices that may mount into the 5 1/4" bay. Some audio adapters include an external device control module such as an equilizer.

External components would be a keyboard, mouse, and display
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