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Generally a computer  hardware consist of three major components.

         

1. Central Processing Unit
(CPU):  This is the brains of the computer.  Computations and processing take place on this unit.
Sometimes they refer to this unit as the central processor, or just 
processor.

2. Monitor
:  This is the  visual display unit that user sees what is being typed and what is being displayed. 
 
3. Keyboard: This is an Input devise that enables users to enteract with the computer.  


Peripherals:   These are devices that may be connected  to a computer (wired or wireless)  to extend computer’s  capabilities. These devices are usually act as input or output devices.  Printers, scanners, Speakers, CD/DVD drives are examples of  peripheral devices.

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