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T111. Computer Fundamentals. T111. T 111 Lecturer – Daniel Kempthorne [email protected] PH extension 70983 Room 1-1-32. Defining the PC. What is a PC? Why do you use it? Who uses one? Where do you use a PC?. CPU (Central Processing Unit). Processes data The brain of the PC.

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T111

T111

Computer Fundamentals


T111

T111

  • T111 Lecturer – Daniel Kempthorne

  • [email protected]

  • PH extension 70983

  • Room 1-1-32


Defining the pc

Defining the PC

  • What is a PC?

  • Why do you use it?

  • Who uses one?

  • Where do you use a PC?


Cpu central processing unit

CPU (Central Processing Unit)

  • Processes data

  • The brain of the PC


Ram random access memory

RAM (Random Access Memory)

  • Temporary Storage of data

  • Called on by the CPU to store / retrieve data


Hdd hard disk drive

HDD (Hard Disk Drive)

  • Permanent storage of data

  • Used to load the OS


Motherboard

Motherboard

  • The backbone of the PC

  • The part that everything else ‘slots’ into


Video card

Video Card

  • Processes graphics to display on the screen

  • Mostly used for games


Other devices

Other devices…

  • List 5 Input devices

  • List 5 Output devices


Intel pc

Intel PC


Pentium 4 design

Pentium 4 design


Intel core2 design

Intel Core2 design


Intel core i7 design

Intel Core i7 design


Buses

Buses

  • FSB – is the very high speed bus for the CPU and MCH

  • PCIe – or PCI-E or PCI Express is the high speed bus for the graphics card

  • PCI – the slow bus for PCI cards and onboard graphics

  • USB – for removable peripherals

  • SATA – used to connect modern hard disks, DVD and CD drives

  • PATA – also called IDE, this older bus is now replaced by SATA

  • SCSI –the SCSI bus (pronounced skuzzy) is an alternative bus for server computers to connect hard disk drives


Removable media

Removable Media

  • List 5

  • CD

  • DVD

  • HD-DVD

  • Blu-ray

  • UMD

  • HVD

  • Floppy disk

  • Zip disk

  • Flash Drives

  • External HDDs


Questions

Questions?


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