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Unformatted text preview: problems. Supercomputers are a special category of extremely powerful mainframe computer systems designed for massive computational assignments. The Computer Systems Concept. A computer is a system of information processing components that perform input, processing, output, storage, and control functions. Its hardware components include input and output devices, a central processing unit (CPU), and primary and secondary storage devices. The major functions and hardware in a computer system are summarized in Figure 3.10. Peripheral Devices. Refer to Figures 3.14 and 3.22 to review the capabilities of peripheral devices for input, output, and storage discussed in this chapter....
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2010 for the course MIS 388 taught by Professor Kohers during the Spring '08 term at Sam Houston State University.
- Spring '08