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Computer processing devices are used to process data using program instructions, manipulate functions, perform calculations and control other hardware devices. They play an important part in the processing operations of ... More »

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A computer processing device is the part of the computer that receives input, processes the input and gives output. In most computers, the central processing unit is the computer processing device. More »

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Examples of computer processing devices include the central processing unit, motherboard and memory of a computer. These devices are responsible for storing and retrieving information. More »

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Computer hardware is a physical portion of a computer system and is generally tasked with functions specific to that type of equipment, while software is a set of instructions for hardware to follow in performing a speci... More »

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Computer peripherals are devices that generally attach to a computer externally and are not completely necessary to the computer's core functions. Some examples of peripherals are mice, scanners, printers and speakers. More »

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The four data processing functions of a computer are data input, processing, output and storage. Each process serves a distinct function in data handling, and each function makes use of specific hardware to facilitate it... More »

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Output devices are pieces of hardware that process data sent from a computer and translate it into a form readable by humans. The most common output devices include: monitors, printers, speakers, plotters, projectors, co... More »

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