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    DESCRIBE THE VARIOUS COMPONANTS OF A COMPUTER HARDWARE

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    Today's computers include the following hardware:


    Hard disk drive - stores and retrieves digital information.
    - Optical disc drive - enables reading optical disks are writing on them by laser light or electromagnetic waves.
    - CPU - central processing unit - performs basic input and output, arithmetical, and logical processes of computers.
    - Keyboard - for typing.


    - Motherboard - the main circuit board of computers, which contains many important components, and provides connections to other areas.
    - Mouse
    - Power supply - converts alternative current to direct current that fits internal cpmputer components.
    - RAM - Random access memory - a form of computer storage that allow access to stored data.
    - Monitor - the computer screen.
    - Expansion cards - are a circuit board that may be connected to the motherboard or blackplane in order to improve computers' performance. 



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