Published on October 29, 2014
Hardware is a part of computer that you can touch like a keyboard, hard drive, pen drive, cd-dvd. There are 2 general categories of hardware: 1.processing 2.storage Processing refers to: • CPU • GPU CPU: CPU stands for Central Processing Unit, it is the brain of the computer because it provides a lot of things, it performs tasks and processes data using specifics instruction The Cpu is also known as the computer chip or the microprocessor. A computer can have more than one CPU; this is called multiprocessing. All modern CPU are microprocessor, meaning contained on a single chip. Some integrated circuits can contain multiple CPU on a single chip (multi-core processors). An Integrated circuits containing a CPU can also contain memory, peripheral devices, and other components of a computer system; this is called a system on a chip.