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 When referring to computer hardware, install is a term used to

describe the process of physically connecting a component to a

Component of computer hardware

The motherboard is the body or mainframe of the computer, through which all other
components interface. It is the central circuit board making up a complex electronic

Central Processing Unit
sometimes just called processor) is a machine that can execute computer programs.
It is sometimes referred to as the brain of the computer.

Random Access Memory
Random access memory (RAM) is fast-access memory that is cleared when the
computer is power-down. RAM attaches directly to the motherboard, and is used to
store programs that are currently running.

Power Supply
The power supply as its name might suggest is the device that supplies power to all
the components in the computer.

Removable Media Devices¶

If your putting something in your computer and taking it out is most likely a
form of removable media.

Internal Storage

Internal storage is hardware that keeps data inside the computer for later
use and remains persistent even when the computer has no power.

Expansion card
Alternatively referred to as an add-on card, expansion board, internal card, interface adapter, or

Personal computer Assembly
1. Prepare your work place
a. Take inventory your part, Do not begin assembling your computer if
you don’t have everything
2. Make space, make time
a. Prepare the tools and safety tools
3. Prepare the motherboard
4. Install the cpu
5. Install cpu heat sink
6. Install memory ram
7. Place the mother board into the case
8. Connect the power supply
9. Install graphics / video cards
Install internal drives
Install the add-in cards

usually referred to as BIOS. Install the add-in Cards _____6. Install Internal Drives _____4. Prepare your workplace . BIOS is also used to identify and configure the hardware in a computer such as the hard drive. Install the CPU heat sink _____8. What Is the BIOS Used For? BIOS instructs the computer on how to perform a number of basic functions such as booting and keyboard control. Rearrange the following procedures in their proper order. Connect the power supply _____2. Install memory (RAM) _____5. memory. Install the CPU _____7. Install Graphics / Video Cards _____3. CPU.The Basic Input Output System. etc BIOS contains a number of hardware configuration options that can be changed through the setup utility. is software stored on a small memory chip on the motherboard. floppy drive. Place the motherboard into the case _____9. Personal Computer Assembly _____1. Prepare the motherboard _____10. optical drive. A.