Computer components that can be seen or touched are known as hardware. Hardware is anything physical within the system, such as the hard disk drive, the graphics processing unit and the motherboard. All connected periphe... More »

The main parts of a computer are the memory, storage and central processing units, all of which are contained in the system unit. The processor reads and interprets instructions, while the memory acts as the temporary st... More »

Computers are complex machines that consist of several parts, which include a CPU, hard drive and motherboard. There are various types and configurations for computers and their parts. More »

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 »

CPU stands for central processing unit, the part of a computer's hardware that performs the instructions of programs and controls the operations of the system. Simply put, it is the brain of the computer. More »

Computer limitations and capabilities are purely controlled by programming, user input and current advances in computer technology that limit hardware. The main limit to computers is that user input is needed for the per... More »

Computer hardware maintenance deals with repairing and replacing broken and failing computer hardware. Preventative maintenance plays a role as well. Many medium and large companies rely on computer maintenance to ensure... More »