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Computer Part Profiles

Profiles of each of the major parts of a complete computer system.

All about the computer monitor, the hardware that produces the images created by the computer and outputted by the video card.

All about the computer keyboard, the device used to enter text into a computer.

All about the computer mouse, one of the major input devices used on a computers.

All about computer cases, the housing for the internal computer hardware.

Hard Disk Drive
All about a computer hard disk drive, the hardware that stores your files and programs.

Floppy Drive
All about the floppy drive, the obsolete computer hardware that reads and writes information on floppy diskettes.

All about the UPS, also known as an Uninterruptible Power Supplies or a battery backup.

Central Processing Unit (CPU)
All about the CPU, the hardware in a computer that executes the commands from the operating system and other software.

All about a computer motherboard, the central piece of hardware that connects in some way to every other device.

Optical Disc Drive
All about optical drives (like a DVD drive), the computer hardware that reads and writes information with lasers.

Power Supply Unit
All about the power supply unit, the device in a desktop computer that supplies power to the internal hardware.

Random Access Memory (RAM)
All about RAM, the hardware that stores data that's being used by the CPU.

Sound Card
All about sound cards, the computer hardware that creates audible sound.

Video Card
All about the video card, the computer hardware device that sends graphical information to a monitor.

All about switches, the network hardware that exchanges data between devices on a network.

All about routers, the network hardware that exchanges data between local networks and the Internet.

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