Computer Hardware Lecture and Notes

Today we will go over some of the basics of Computer Hardware by going online to look at a PC builder from a computer store’s website ( the lecture and also by going through the notes below:


Copy and paste the following questions in a Word Doc, then answer the questions, save your document with your name, and submit it to the dropbox on the server:

1. What are the 3 main components of a computer?
2. Name 3 input devices. Name 3 output devices.
3. What is the brain of the computer?
4. Explain the difference between memory and your hard drive.
5. What are the similarities and differences between RAM, ROM, and hard drives?
6. What allows the brain of the computer to interact with the other parts of the
7. Describe each of the different ports and explain what they are used for.
8. What gives your computer power?

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