Statistics for Computer Hardware and Ports

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    (180 since last reset)
  • The average score is 8 of 25

Answer Stats

HardwareHardware Answer% Correct
A piece of hardware that stores long term memory.Hard Drive
82%
Cools down the computer.Fan
80%
Short-term memory that is cleared when the computer is shut off or a program is closed. The more you have the more applications you can use at once or files/windows open.Random Access Memory
77%
Converts electricity from the wall into a format that is safe for the computer. Give power to almost all of the components and motherboard.Power Supply
64%
The brain of the computer. Handles all the instructions it receives from the hardware and software.Processor
62%
A circuit board that connects all of the major components of the computer to each other. Allows data and power to move from component to component.Motherboard
52%
Optical drive that reads and writese to a CD or DVD. You can watch movies, install files, save files and more.CD/DVD Drive
44%
"Firmware" contains instructions to the computer and how to boot. Keeps track of time, date, and location while the computer is powered down.CMOS Battery and BIOS Chip
41%
Connects the monitor or other video to the computer tower.VGA
34%
Transfers video data and audio data to a display.HDMI
33%
Connects to the processor ____ ____ to keep the processor cool.Heat Sink
26%
Connects a computer to another device or to a network. These can be connected to modem/routers at your house.Ethernet/Lan
24%
Connects some sort of video to a computer such as a monitor. Can transfer sound and other kinds of data, too. Less common than VGA or HDMIDisplay Port
22%
Connects to the ____ ____ to keep the processor cool.CPU Fan
19%
Transfers electricity from wall socket to power supply.External Power
19%
Wide variety of components that can be connected to a computer including, keyboards, mice, monitors, webcams, microphones and more.Peripherals
19%
Transmits data from the motherboard to different components.SATA Cable
17%
Popular sync/power cable on non-Apple phones and other small handheld devices.Micro USB
15%
Most popular connection wire. Usually will be one end of a hand-held devices's sync cable.USB 2.0
14%
High performance connection like USB 2.0, but faster.Firewire
13%
Popular sync/power cable on old cellphones. Commonly used on video cameras and digital cameras.Mini USB
12%
Common on printers, and scanners. The other end of the cable is ___ _.USB B
12%
Circuit boards and connected ports that allow you to expand the functionality of your computer.Expansion Cards
9%
Used to connected headphones, speakers, and mics to the computer.Audio Jacks
8%
Sends power around the computer from the power supply.Internal Power
8%

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