June 29, 2012
II. Identify and describe the function:
|PART |PICTURE |FUNCTION | |Motherboard |[pic] |The Motherboard serves as the area where the major | | | |components of the computer are located. It contains the | | | |most important parts of the computer system like the | | | |memory, processor, buses and expansion slots where it | | | |attaches directly or indirectly to every component of the | | | |system. | |Power Supply |[pic] |The Power Supply provides power to the computer.It also | | | |modulates the voltage to get rid of spikes and surges | | | |which is typical in most electrical systems. | |CPU fan |[pic] |Computer fans are located within the CPU to help the other| | | |components inside it from overheating. Without them, some | | | |computer parts will become damaged, malfunction and crash.| |RAM/Memory chip |[pic] |Random-access memory is a form of computer data storage. | | | |In these modern times, it takes the form of integrated | | | |circuits that allow the stored data to be accessed in any | | | |order. | |PCI Bus |[pic] |The PCI Bus oultine goals in order to have a low-cost, | | | |high-performance interface and support future generations | | | |of peripherals. It supplies great compatibility, and | | | |automatic configuration of peripheral cards. It is also | | | |flexible in expandability and plug-and-play. | |AGP slot |[pic] |AGP slot is one of the types of video card available. | | | |Cards inserted in this slot are automatically detected as | | | |in-built video cards when connected. They provide better | | | |resolution than...
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