There are 3 things that the CPU does to any data as it passes through.
The CPU fetches instructions from the storage and passes them onto the decoder.
The CPU translates the data into a readable form for the executor to finish the job.
The CPU works out the code and does everything it can to get it right.
CPU stands for Central Processing Unit
The CPU is like the brain of the computer.
Hardware & Software
Software is something that is on the computer but you cannot see it working until it is displayed by the monitor.
There are 3 types of Software
This is the piece of Software that the computer needs to run. It manages the hardware and the rest of the software.
Software that is used to clean, organise, protect, and keep your computer running smoothly. You don't need this software but it helps make you computer last longer without any problems.
Application Software ( apps )
These are the pieces of Software on the computer that the user wants to use. They can be different for everyone depending on your interests and what you use your device for.
Software needs hardware to work.
Hardware is something that you can physically touch.
Hardware needs Software to work.
Memory & Storage
Memory stores short term data.
Examples Of Memory Devices
Storage keeps everything that has been saved on the computer.
Examples Of Storage Devices
Inside is a disc
Solid State Drive
No moving parts
Blu ray needs a special player
ROM stands for- read only memory
Boosts up storage
How to load up the computer
Access anywhere with internet
Input & Output
It is a device that puts data into the computer.
It is a device that has data go from the computer and onto the device.