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A personal computer is made up of multiple physical components of computer hardware, upon which can be installed an operating system and a multitude of software to perform the operator's desired functions. Types of computer hardware include:

  • Motherboard
  • Power Supply
  • Video Display Controller
  • Removable Media Devices
  • Internal Storage
  • Sound Card
  • Input (keyboard, mouse, etc)
  • Other Peripherals