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PC ASSEMBLY FAMILIARIZATION REVIEW
Main Parts of Computer
Motherboard CPU Memory Video Card Power Supply Hard Disk Network Card CD/DVD Rom Drive IDE/SATA/PATA Cable
- A motherboard is the central or primary circuit board making up a complex electronic system, such as a modern computer. It is also known as a main board, baseboard, system board
A microprocessor -- also known as a CPU or central processing unit -- is a complete computation engine that is fabricated on a single chip.
Memory- is technically any form of electronic storage, it is used most often to identify fast, temporary forms of storage
A video card, (also referred to as a graphics accelerator card, display adapter, graphics card, and numerous other terms), is an item of personal computer hardware whose function is to generate and output images to a display.
Video Card Design
In a personal computer (PC), the power supply is the metal box usually found in a corner of the case. The power supply is visible from the back of many systems because it contains the powercord receptacle and the cooling fan.
Power Supply Design
Hard Disk Drive (HDD), commonly referred to as a hard drive, hard disk or fixed disk drive, is a non-volatile storage device which stores digitally encoded data on rapidly rotating platters with magnetic surfaces.
Hard Disk Design
CD-ROM (an abbreviation of " Compact Disc read-only memory ") is a Compact Disc that contains data accessible by a computer. DVD-ROM (Digital Versatile Disc) developed and invented by Sony and Philips in 1995
CD/DVD ROM Design
Network Interface Card is a computer hardware component designed to allow computers to communicate over a computer network or the internet Other terms – Network Interface Controller (NIC), LAN Adapter, Network adapter
IDE (1986) – Integrated Drives Electronics (evolves from Western Digital). Interface standard for the connection of storage devices such as hard disks, solid state drives, floppy and CD/DVD ROM SATA – Serial ATA (2003) PATA – Parallel ATA (2007)
IDE Cable Design
PATA/SATA Cable Design
That’s all folks . . .
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