The Basic Of Computer Hardware

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Introduction The word ‘computer’ nowadays is very famous among all of us. Almost each and every one of us owned their own personal computer. In fact, a portable personal computer or also known as laptop was introduced the world by Adam Osborne in1981. Most people prefer to use laptop because it is so easy to carry anywhere you go. As the laptop getting famous throughout the years, they try to make it as convenient as they can. Like example, laptop from the past was quite heavy and big. Ever since then, they made it even slimmer, lighter and even smaller. I myself start to use computer ever since I was 10 years old and I can see a very big transformation in terms of the creation and the technology. What Is Computer? In general, a computer is a programmable machine. The principal characteristics of a computer are it responds to a specific set of instruction in a well-defined manner as well as execute a prerecorded list of programs. It also has the ability to store, retrieve and process data. We can use computer to type documents, send e-mail and browse the internet. We can also use computer to handle stuff like database management, presentations, accounting, spreadsheets, games and more. What Is Computer Hardware? Hardware is all the physical parts of a computer. The stuff you can actually see and touch. The Basic Of Computer Hardware A computer system consists of inputs, outputs, processing and storage. One of the basic computer hardware is mainboard. It was previously called motherboard. It’s the main component in a computer. The motherboard serves to connect all of the parts of a computer together. It’s also can be called the ‘backbone’ of a computer since it’s the hardware to make sure the computer works well. System board... ... middle of paper ... ...d tutorials from the past weeks, I have learned a lot about computer hardware. Before this, I have so little information about what is computer hardware. When my friends ask me question about computer hardware, I will usually answered them it’s something that you can see with your own sight but it’s actually not just about our visual. It’s also involving something that can be touch. Computer hardware is so important because without it, the computer itself won’t work properly. I actually have one experience where I have no idea how to refill the ink for the ink jet printer. I am very fortunate because the printer had existed during my elementary school year. The evolution of the printer in term of its technology has grown so fast. Same goes to the keyboard. Nowadays, they are also touchscreen keyboard. I am really fascinated by the growing of this computer hardware.
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