The important components of a computer are the CPU, memory, graphics adapter, storage system and power supply. The motherboard connects these components together inside the case. Outside the case, the input system includ... More »

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 »

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 »

A system unit is the metal case that houses and protects other computer components, such as the motherboard, hard drive, RAM, graphics card and central processing unit, or CPU, of a computer system. More »

The central processing unit, the random access memory and the graphics card are the basic hardware components of a computer. In some cases, the graphics card may be a built-in part of the central processing unit. All thr... More »

The system bus refers to a single computer bus that interconnects the CPU (central processing unit), the system memory and the other major components of a computer. A computer bus transfers data between computer componen... More »