Types of computer hardware

In this article we will learn what are the types of computer hardware, computer hardware is a physical part of a computer that executes within the hardware.

It is unlike computer software or data that can be frequently changed, modified or erased on a computer.

Computer hardware is not frequently changed and so is stored in hardware devices such as read only memory (ROM) where it is not readily changed.

Types Of Computer Hardware:

1\ The Motherboard:

It is the central or primary circuit board making up a complex electronic system such as a computer. Its also known as a main board, logic board or system board.

2\ Central processing Unit (CPU):

A CPU is the main component of a digital computer that interprets instructions and process data in computer programs.

 3\ Random Access Memory (RAM):

RAM is considered as the main memory of the computer where the working area is used for displaying and manipulating data.

4\ Basic Input Output System (BIOS):

Types of computer hardware

BIOS prepares the software programs to load, execute and control the computer.

5\ Power Supply:

Power Supply supplies electrical energy to an output load or group of loads.

6\ Video Display Controller (Graphic card):

It converts the logical representation of visual information into a signal that can be used as input for a display medium.

7\ Computer Bus:

Types of computer hardware

It’s used to transfer data or power between computer components inside a computer or between computers.

8\ CD-ROM drive:

Types of computer hardware

It contains data accessible by a computer

9\ Floppy disk drive:

Types of computer hardware

10\ Zip Drive:

Types of computer hardware

It is a medium capacity removable disk storage system.

11\ Hard Disk:

Types of computer hardware

It is a non-volatile data storage system that stores data on a magnetic surface layered unto hard disk platters.

I hope now you know what are the types of computer hardware