Category: Computer Discussion

What Is A Computer Mouse Pad?

When you sit down at your computer, you typically do a few things. If the computer isn’t on, you probably turn it on. Then, your hands reach out to rest on the two most used devices for your computer, the mouse and keyboard. As you slide your mouse around...

What Is A Computer Mouse?

There’s something that we use with our computers all the time that we really never think about that much. Every time we sit down in front of our computers we lay a hand on it and we use it to navigate everything we see on the monitor. I’m talking...

What Are Computer Speakers?

When you first turn your computer on, after a short delay, there is typically a distinct sound that comes from your speakers to alert you that everything has come to life and you’re ready to start using the computer. When you play a song on from your favorite playlist...

What Is A Computer Operating System?

As a computer hardware enthusiast, the idea of installing an operating system on a new computer hasn’t always been the most fascinating part of a new build. It takes time, attention, and overall makes me want to skip over the entire process and get to the more fun aspects...

What Is A Computer Workstation?

As someone who’s always worked from a personal computer, even in work environments, I’ve never had much experience with workstations. Lately, I’ve been curious as to what they actually are and how they’re different from a typical consumer PC. Eventually this led me to do a little research, and...

What Is Computer RAM?

As a computer enthusiast, I often find myself building systems for friends or taking apart broken computer for parts or repairs. The one component of a computer that I always tend to have a lot of sitting around and spare is RAM. Lately, I’ve been wondering exactly what it...

What Is An SSD?

Recently, I’ve been looking into certain computer components for a potential new system I plan to build. It eventually brought me to the question of if how many SSDs I wanted to use in the computer. It had been a while since I’d had to deal with an SSD,...

What Is A Computer Processor?

One of my older computers has been having a lot of trouble lately and it forced me to look into replacing parts if I want to keep using it. Of course, because of its age, parts are hard to come by, and I’ve considered just scrapping most of the...

What Is A Computer Motherboard?

There’s a specific kind of computer component that I end up having to work with a lot when building a new computer, replacing parts, or doing general maintenance and cleaning. It’s one of the most critical pieces of a computer and to some, the most intimidating piece as well....

What Is A Computer Monitor?

It wasn’t too long ago that I had an older monitor die on me when I first tried to turn it on in the morning. It sent me on a quest to buy a new one to replace it, and I realized how out of my league I was...