Chapter 3 Hardware: Input, Processing, and Output Devices Computer System Special subsystem of an organization's overall information system Integrated assembly of physical devices, centered around at least one processing mechanism utilizing digital electronics
Input, Processing, and Output Devices
Computer system hardware components include devices that perform the functions of input, processing, data storage, and output.
Moore’s Law: The hypothesis that transistor densities on a single chip will double every 18 months
Speeds processing by linking several processors to operate at the same time