Computer Software & Hardware

Computer Science SSS1 First Term

Computer Software & Hardware

Week 2

Performance Objective

The student should able to

  1. List example of hardware and software
  2. Identify a computer as electronic


These are the physical components of the computer system. They are the tangible parts that can be seen and touched. There are two major parts, namely:

  1. The system unit
  2. The peripherals

System Unit: The system unit is the rectangular casing that houses (contains) several important components that control the operation of the computer system such as the motherboard, CPU (Microprocessor), RAM, Sound card, video card, CD drive, Floppy disk drive etc. It also provides an interface for the.... View More

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