Parts of the Computer

GPU (Graphics Card)

Graphic cards are printed circuit boards that have a built in processor, RAM, and its own BIOS chip. They are designed specifically for performing composite mathematical and geometric calculations which are necessary for graphics rendering.

RAM (Random Access Memory)

RAM is a super fast, high speed storage that your computer and the programs on it utilize to store and access temporary data. RAM works by storing common data that programs are in constant use of rather than storing the data on a SSD or HDD. Without RAM you wouldn’t be able to use your computer.


The Motherboard is one the of most essential parts of a computer. It’s pretty much the hub of the computer. It has slots for the CPU, RAM, PCI for add on cards, etc. It connects all of the parts so they can function.


The CPU is the most important component to any computing device. It deals with basic instructions and then allocates the complicated task to other specific chips that would do a better job. The CPU is basically the brains of the operation.


The Computer Case is the home for your computer. It’s what holds all of the components of a computer in one place while also keeping them safe.

Hard Drive

A hard drive is a device that permanently stores and retrieves data on a computer. It is used for storing your OS, applications and personal data, pretty much everything on your computer.

PSU (Power Supply)

A Power supply is used to convert the power that is provided from the outlet into the correct voltage for all of the components inside of your computer. This component is crucial because without it the internal hardware can’t function.