CSC Module 2.docx - Surname 1 Jimmy Chan Tsz Yuen Professor Waterkotte CSC 100 Understanding Computer Architecture 1 What is your favorite thing to do

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Surname 1 Jimmy Chan Tsz Yuen Professor Waterkotte CSC 100 7-23-2018 Understanding Computer Architecture 1. What is your favorite thing to do with a computer ? My favorite thing to do with a computer is browsing and accessing my social media accounts as well as doing my assignments because I can open multiple tabs on it unlike using my phone which only allows you to access one application at a time. Part 2: For each of the following 10 computer components provide a definition and brief description of how the component helps make a computer work in relation to your answer to question 1. 1. CPU: What is a CPU and how does it work? The Central Processing Unit is one of the most important elements in a computer as it serves as the brain of the computer as it carries out all the instructions of a computer program. The CPU helps me to do my browsing because it helps save my passwords to all my social media accounts and therefore I do not have to re-type passwords every time I log in. also, when typing my assignments, it fetches and decodes all my inputs as well as stores the information I have saved. 2. RAM: What is RAM and how does it work? How does RAM help make your answer to question 1 work?
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Surname 2 RAM in full refers to the Random-Access Memory which is a form of computer storage. It enables one to randomly access memory stored in the computer, but it is referred to as volatile memory because the memory stored in
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  • Fall '19
  • Personal computer, Computer data storage

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