Computer Buying Guide-Digital Tech copy.ppt

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  • Computer Buying GuideBy: Logan Birchmore

  • The Motherboard ->Function: Contains all necessary parts such as a CPU (Central Processing Unit) your drives such a HDD (Hard Disk Drive) or CD/DVD burners.Price: The average price for a motherboard is 150$Examples: Abit KT-7A AMD processor motherboard, TechRam S3ProM Motherboard, BIOS Chip and many more etc.

  • Central Processing unitFunction: Performs arithmetic and logical operationsPrice: averages around 200$ - 300$ Examples: Intel 8088, Intel 8086, Intel Pentium, Motorola 6800, Zilog Z80, Intel Pentium IV are examples of CPU.

  • Random access memoryFunction: To keep the running programming code while the computer is powered on. Temporary storage for data.Price: averages around 100$Examples: Crucial Ballistix Sport, Corsair, G.SKILL Ripjaws X series, Corsair Vengeance and etc.

  • Video Card -->Function: To process images displayed on your monitor.Price: averages around 200$-250$Examples: DELL CP309, GeForce GTX, Core edition Radeon and etc.

  • Power Supply -->Function: Provides Electric energy to an electrical load.Price: averages 125$Examples: Corsair CX series, Corsair AXi series, COOLER MASTER Elite, Antec BP350 and etc.

  • Hard disk drive -->Function: Stores information on the computer.Price: averages 200$Examples: Western Digital, Seagate, WD Desktop, WD RE3 and etc.

  • Optical drive -->Function: Used for read and write data from an optical diskPrice: averages 60$Examples: LG SP60NB50, Apple USB super-drive, ASUS SDRW, Dell 8X External, Samsung SE-506BB and etc.