Computer Hardware:The Basics

Kyle Waters

UGOTTA President

The Computer

Includes:

Peripherals

Central Processing Unit

CPU Companies: Intel AMD Cyrix

The Main Board

Main board companies: Abit MSI Asus Intel Chipsets: Nvidia ATI(AMD) VIA Intel

Power Supply

Harddrive

Harddrive companies: Seagate Western Digitial Hitachi Maxtor

RAM

RAM companies: Micron Corsair

Video Card

Video Chipset Companies: NVIDIA ATI(AMD)

Sound Card

BIOS

Common keys to enter bios: del f2 f10 f12

Peripherals

Storage

Operating System

Common Operating Systems: Windows Mac OS X Linux Solaris

Networking