A Bit About Memory – ROM & RAM

The differences between volatile and non-volatile memory.

As I mentioned in a previous post about the various components of a computer system, computer memory provides a temporary workspace for the CPU to be able to carry out the various tasks required of it. Continue reading “A Bit About Memory – ROM & RAM”

The Components of a System Unit

The roles of the various components that make up a computer system.

In the last couple of posts, we’ve looked at the larger, external and visible components that make up a personal computer system. ¬†Whilst fundamental to the functionality¬†of a PC, the parts that we are unable to see hidden inside the case, are the ones that really make a difference to how the system operates. Continue reading “The Components of a System Unit”