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The Components of the system unit by Mind Map: The Components of the system
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The Components of the system unit

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Ports and Connectors

A port is the point at which a peripheral attaches to or communicates with a system unit (sometimes referred to as a jack)

A connector joins a cable to a port

Data Representation

Analog

Digital

Processor

Multi‐core processor

Dual‐core processor

Quad‐core processor

Memory

The operating system and other system software

Volatile memory

Application programs

Data being processed and the resulting information

Nonvolatile memory

Expansion Slots and Adapter Cards

An expansion slot is a socket on the motherboard that can hold an adapter card

An adapter card enhances functions of a component of the system unit and/or provides connections to peripherals

Power supply

The power supply converts the wall outlet AC power into DC power

Some external peripherals have an AC adapter, which is an external power supply

Summary

Components of the system unit

How memory stores data, instructions, and information

Sequence of operations that occur when a computer executes an instruction

Comparison of various personal computer processors on the market today

How to clean the exterior and interior of a system unit